noun Mi·ski·to \mis-ˈkē-(ˌ)tō\
plural Miskito or Miskitos

Definition of MISKITO

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