Micronesian

Micronesian
/muy'kreuh nee"zheuhn, -sheuhn/, adj.
1. of or pertaining to Micronesia, its inhabitants, or their languages.
n.
2. a native of Micronesia.
3. the Malayo-Polynesian languages of Micronesia, taken collectively.
[MICRONESI(A) + -AN]

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