One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A member of a people living in South Sulawesi, a province of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi; = Bugis.
2The Malayo-Polynesian language of the Buginese; = Bugis.
Of or relating to the Buginese or their language; = Bugis.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Magazine. From Bugi- + -nese, after Dutch Boeginees.
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