Definition of Miskito
plural Miskito or Miskitos
1 : a member of an American Indian people of the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua and Honduras
2 : the language of the Miskito people
Origin of miskito
earlier Musketa, Moskita, from Spanish Mosquito, from Miskito m i̵skito, probably a self-designation
First Known Use: 1688
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