Beninese

See also: beninese

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Benin +‎ -ese

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NounEdit

Beninese (plural Beninese)

  1. A person from Benin or of Beninese descent.
    • 2016, Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad, Fleet (2017), pages 147-148:
      “They wanted to know what part of Africa my parents hailed from,” Caesar said. “How was I to know? He said I had the nose of a Beninese.”
    Hypernyms: African, sub-Saharan

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AdjectiveEdit

Beninese (comparative more Beninese, superlative most Beninese)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Benin, the Beninese people.

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