Filipino Fil`i*pi"no, n.; pl. {Filipinos}. [Sp.] A native or inhabitant of the Philippine Islands, specif. one of Spanish descent or of mixed blood. [WordNet sense 1]

Then there are Filipinos, -- ``children of the country,'' they are called, -- who are supposed to be pure-blooded descendants of Spanish settlers. But there are few of them without some touch of Chinese or native blood. --The Century. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. the official language of the Philippines, based on Tagalog. It draws its lexicon from other Philippine languages. [WordNet sense 2]

Syn: Philippine. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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