Filipino

Filipino

[fil-uh-pee-noh]
noun, plural Filipinos.
1.
a native or inhabitant of the Philippines.
adjective

Origin:
1895–1900; < Spanish, derived from (las Islas) Filipinas Philippine (Islands)

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Filipino (ˌfɪlɪˈpiːnəʊ)
 
n , -nos
1.  Also (feminine): Filipina a native or inhabitant of the Philippines
2.  another name for Tagalog
 
adj
3.  of or relating to the Philippines or their inhabitants

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Filipino
1898 (fem. Filipina), from Sp., from las Islas Filipinas "the Philippine Islands."
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