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

  • n. A native or inhabitant of Madagascar.
  • n. The Austronesian language of the Malagasy.
  • adj. Of or relating to Madagascar, the Malagasy, or their language or culture.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person from Madagascar or of Malagasy descent.
  • proper n. The languages of Madagascar or of the Malagasy people, when considered to be one language.
  • proper n. The chief lect of this language or language group.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Madagascar.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Malagasy people.
  • adj. Of, pertaining to or in the Malagasy language.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A native or natives of Madagascar; also (sing.), the language.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Madagascar or its inhabitants.
  • n. A native of Madagascar; a member of any of the races or tribes inhabiting that island.
  • n. The language of Madagascar.


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