Samoyedic

[ sam-uh-yed-ik ]
/ ˌsæm əˈyɛd ɪk /

adjective

of or relating to the Samoyed people or languages.

noun

QUIZZES

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 bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?

Origin of Samoyedic

First recorded in 1805–15; Samoyed + -ic
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020