a lens of moderately long focal length that is used, especially in portrait photography, to produce soft-focus images.
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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?
Origin of portrait lens
First recorded in 1860–65
Words nearby portrait lens
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