[ sev-uh n-tee-nahyn ]
/ ˈsɛv ən tiˈnaɪn /


a cardinal number, 70 plus 9.
a symbol for this number, as 79 or LXXIX.
a set of this many persons or things.


amounting to 79 in number.


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? Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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