Definition of Papiementu in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌpapɪəˈmɛntuː/
(also Papiemento /ˌpapɪəˈmɛntəʊ/)


[mass noun]
The Creole language of the Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao, based on Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch, and influenced by African languages.


From Spanish Papiamento.

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