Statistics for English words of Portuguese origin

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  • The average score is 13 of 36

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
Pandas can't live without it.Bamboo (bambu)
93%
A striped horseZebra
75%
World's most populous countryChina
71%
Someone with no skin pigment.Albino
69%
A pink bird.Flamingo
67%
The chinese language. Also an asian bureaucrat.Mandarin (mandarim)
65%
A very agressive small fish with sharp teeth.Piranha
64%
Monkeys can't live without it.Banana
63%
Extinct flightless bird.Dodo
61%
An armored vehicle.Tank (tanque)
49%
A seasonal deluge in India.Monsoon (monção)
46%
A prison island. Also a large sea bird.Alcatraz / Albatross
45%
A person of mixed race.Mulato
40%
A kidney shaped nut.Cashew (Caju)
39%
A thick dark sugary syrup.Molasses (melaço)
39%
Japanese dish of deepfried seafood or vegetables.Tempura (tempero)
38%
A type of sweet potato.Yam (inhame)
38%
What indians hunted.Buffalo (búfalo)
37%
A type of snake.Cobra
37%
An oblong sweet tropical fruit very popular in juices.Mango (manga)
37%
A sometimes sexual obsession towards objects.Fetish (Feitiço)
33%
The sacred animal of the Aztecs and Mayans.Jaguar
29%
An asian tiered tower, usually used as a temple.Pagoda (pagode)
29%
A gluten-free starch used in puddings.Tapioca
22%
Another name for monkeys.Macaque (macaco)
20%
Quince jam.Marmalade (marmelada)
19%
The sea that contains the Bermuda Triangle. Also a seaweed.Sargasso
17%
A 15th century highly maneuverable ship which could sail against the wind.Caravel (caravela)
16%
An enclosure for livestock.Corral (curral)
14%
Elite soldier.Commando (comando)
13%
A balustrade or balcony.Verandah (varanda)
11%
Public penance of condemned heretics during the Inquisition.Auto-da-fé
6%
A turn in a dance.Volta
6%
A medium sized African wild cat.Serval (cerval)
5%
Another name for sperm whale.Cachalot (cachalote)
4%
A type of large fish that includes Sea Basses.Grouper (garoupa)
3%

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