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DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby nictitation
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Example sentences from the Web for nictitation
For instance, the object of the function of nictitation is to moisten the conjunctiva.Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne