Macanese

Macanese

[mak-uh-neez, -nees]
noun, plural Macanese.
1.
a native or inhabitant of Macao.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to Macao or its inhabitants.
Also, Macaoan.


Origin:
Maca(o) + -nese (-n- + -ese, apparently on the model of Balinese, Javanese, etc.)

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