Mo-tze

or Mo Tzu, Mo-tse, Mo Tse

[ maw-dzuh ]
/ ˈmɔˈdzʌ /

noun

Mo Ti, flourished 5th century b.c., Chinese philosopher.

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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Also (Pinyin) Mo·zi [maw-zœ]; /ˈmɔˈzœ/; Mo Ti [maw -dee] /ˈmɔ ˈdi/ .
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