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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?

Words nearby WC

Definition for WC (2 of 3)

w.c.

water closet.
without charge.

Definition for WC (3 of 3)

W.C.

water closet.
West Central (postal district in London, England).
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British Dictionary definitions for WC (1 of 2)

wc

abbreviation for

water closet
without charge

British Dictionary definitions for WC (2 of 2)

WC

abbreviation for

water closet
(in London postal code) West Central
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