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portuguese Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the Romance language spoken in Portugal and Brazil
  2. noun a native or inhabitant of Portugal
  3. adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Portugal or the people of Portugal or their language
    Lusitanian.
    • Portuguese wines
WordNet

Por"tu*guese adjective
Etymology
Cf. F. portugais, Sp. portugues, Pg. portuguez.
Definitions
  1. Of or pertaining to Portugal, or its inhabitants. -- n. sing. & pl. A native or inhabitant of Portugal; people of Portugal.

Webster 1913