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?
Derived forms of sudorsudoral (ˈsjuːdərəl), adjective
Word Origin for sudor
Words nearby sudor
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Example sentences from the Web for sudor
About the middle of June, the terrible sweating sickness (sudor anglicus) broke out in England.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Volume V|J. H. Merle d'Aubigné
It was a sufficiently prominent symptom in the Oxford gaol-fever of 1577 for the sudor Anglicus to be called to mind.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
Medical definitions for sudor (1 of 2)
[ sōō′dər, -dôr′ ]
Medical definitions for sudor (2 of 2)
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