[ soot-n-oo; French sootuh-ny ]
/ ˌsut nˈu; French sutəˈnü /
performed in a carefully sustained manner.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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Origin of soutenu
< French: literally, sustained
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