a gem cut having a hexagonal table surrounded by six facets in the form of equilateral triangles.
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 star cut
First recorded in 1695–1705
Words nearby star cut
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