usageaster

[ yoo-sij-as-ter ]
/ ˈyu sɪdʒˌæs tər /

noun

a self-styled authority on language usage.

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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?

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