Micronesian

Micronesian

[mahy-kruh-nee-zhuhn, -shuhn]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Micronesia, its inhabitants, or their languages.
noun
2.
a native of Micronesia.
3.
the Malayo-Polynesian languages of Micronesia, taken collectively.

Origin:
Micronesi(a) + -an

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Micronesian (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈniːzɪən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Micronesia, its inhabitants, or their languages
 
n
2.  a native or inhabitant of Micronesia, more akin to the Polynesians than the Melanesians, but having Mongoloid traces
3.  a group of languages spoken in Micronesia, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family

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