Gentoos
Gentoo Gen*too" (j[e^]n*t[=oo]"), n.; pl. {Gentoos} (j[e^]n*t[=oo]z"). [Pg. gentio gentile, heathen. See {Gentile}.] A native of Hindostan; a Hindoo. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Gentoos — Gentoos, englische Bezeichnung für Hindus …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Gentoos — Gentoo Gen*too (j[e^]n*t[=oo] ), n.; pl. {Gentoos} (j[e^]n*t[=oo]z ). A penguin ({Pygosceles t[ae]niata}). [Falkland Is.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gentoos — adj. of or pertaining to Gentoos n. Hindu; Hindoo; any of the languages of the people who practice Hinduism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gentoos — n. Gentoo penguin, type of penguin native to the Antarctic that has a unique white patch above each eye and is the fastest underwater swimming penguin …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Gentoo — /jen tooh/, n., pl. Gentoos, adj. Archaic. n. 1. a Hindu. 2. any of the languages of those who practice the Hindu religion, esp. Telugu. adj. 3. of or relating to the Gentoos. [1630 40; < Pg gentio GENTILE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Gen|too — «jehn TOO», noun, plural toos. a penguin of the Falkland Islands. ╂[perhaps special use of Gentoo] Gen|too «jehn TOO», noun, plural toos, adjective. –n. 1. a Hindu, especially, in southern India, one speaking Telugu. 2. the language of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gen|too — «jehn TOO», noun, plural toos. a penguin of the Falkland Islands. ╂[perhaps special use of Gentoo] Gen|too «jehn TOO», noun, plural toos, adjective. –n. 1. a Hindu, especially, in southern India, one speaking Telugu. 2. the language of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gentoo — Gen*too (j[e^]n*t[=oo] ), n.; pl. {Gentoos} (j[e^]n*t[=oo]z ). [Pg. gentio gentile, heathen. See {Gentile}.] A native of Hindostan; a Hindoo. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gentoo — Gen*too (j[e^]n*t[=oo] ), n.; pl. {Gentoos} (j[e^]n*t[=oo]z ). A penguin ({Pygosceles t[ae]niata}). [Falkland Is.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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