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Morisco

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noun Mo·ris·co \mə-ˈris-(ˌ)kō, mȯ-\

Definition of Morisco

plural

Moriscos

or

Moriscoes

  1. :  moor; especially :  a Spanish Moor converted to Christianity

Morisco

adjective


Origin and Etymology of morisco

Spanish, from morisco, adjective, from moro Moor


First Known Use: 1625


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