Definition of Mauritian in English:

Mauritian

adjective

  • Relating to or characteristic of Mauritius.

    ‘a traditional Mauritian buffet lunch’
    • ‘My Mauritian guide swam quite happily under water without an oxygen tank.’
    • ‘He is a member of the Mauritian parliament.’
    • ‘The currency is the Mauritian rupee.’
    • ‘The time spent working with the Mauritian students has had a profound influence on our students.’
    • ‘He is hugely proud of being both British and Mauritian.’

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of Mauritius.

    ‘the system was developed by two Mauritian engineers’
    • ‘The national identity of being a Mauritian is forged early in school and continues in the workplace.’
    • ‘The Mauritian beat Joseph to move up to three points.’
    • ‘Mauritians are very friendly.’

Pronunciation

Mauritian

/məˈrɪʃ(ə)n/