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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Portugal or its people, language, or culture.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Portugal.
  • n. A person of Portuguese descent.
  • n. The Romance language of Portugal and Brazil.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the region of Portugal.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the people of Portugal or their culture.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Portuguese language.
  • n. A person native to, or living in, Portugal.
  • proper n. A Romance language originating in Portugal, and now the official language of Portugal, Angola, Moçambique (Mozambique), São Tomé e Príncipe (São Tomé and Príncipe), Guiné Bissau (Guinea-Bissau), Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), Timor Leste (East Timor), and Brasil (Brazil).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Portugal, or its inhabitants.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Portugal, a kingdom of Europe, situated west of Spain. Abbreviated Pg., Port.
  • n. An inhabitant of Portugal; as a collective plural, the people of Portugal.
  • n. The language of Portugal. It is one of the Romance group of languages, and is nearly allied to Spanish.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Portugal or the people of Portugal or their language
  • n. a native or inhabitant of Portugal
  • n. the Romance language spoken in Portugal and Brazil

Etymologies

Portuguese português, from Vulgar Latin *portugalēnsis, ultimately from Late Latin Portus Cale, the ancient port of Gaya (Oporto).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Portuguese português. (Wiktionary)

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