from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A creole based on Portuguese and pidginized Spanish and spoken in the Netherlands Antilles.
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- proper n. A Creole language spoken on the Caribbean islands of Aruba, Curaçao, and Bonaire.
From Papiamentu papia, talk, probably from Portuguese papaguear, papear, to chatter, from papagaio, parrot.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)