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 section mark
First recorded in 1890–95
Words nearby section mark
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British Dictionary definitions for section mark
printing a mark (§) inserted into text matter to draw attention to a footnote or to indicate a section of a book, etcAlso called: section
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