a grilled sandwich of corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut on rye bread.
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?
Origin of Reuben sandwich
1965–70, Americanism; after Arnold Reuben (1883–1970), U.S. restaurateur who created it
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