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Miskito

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noun Mi·ski·to \mis-ˈkē-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of Miskito

plural

Miskito

or

Miskitos

  1. 1 :  a member of an American Indian people of the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua and Honduras

  2. 2 :  the language of the Miskito people



Origin and Etymology of miskito

earlier Musketa, Moskita, from Spanish Mosquito, from Miskito m i̵skito, probably a self-designation


First Known Use: 1688


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