Etymology
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Filipino (n.)

1898 (fem. Filipina), Spanish, from las Islas Filipinas "the Philippine Islands" (see Philippines).

updated on October 06, 2010

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Definitions of Filipino from WordNet
1
Filipino (n.)
a native or inhabitant of the Philippines;
Filipino (n.)
official language of the Philippines; based on Tagalog; draws its lexicon from other Philippine languages;
Synonyms: Philippine
2
Filipino (adj.)
of or relating to or characteristic of the Philippines or its people or customs;
Synonyms: Philippine
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