Meaning of Maltese

Mal•tese

Pronunciation: (môl-tēz', -tēs'), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -tese.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to Malta, its people, or their language.
—n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Malta.
  2. the Arabic dialect spoken in Malta, using many Italian words.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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