Pronunciation: (môl-tēz', -tēs'), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -tese.
of or pertaining to Malta, its people, or their language.
1. a native or inhabitant of Malta.
2. the Arabic dialect spoken in Malta, using many Italian words.
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