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Negrito

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noun Ne·gri·to \nə-ˈgrē-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of Negrito

plural

Negritos

or

Negritoes

  1. :  a member of a people (as the Andamanese) belonging to a group of dark-skinned peoples of small stature that live in Oceania and the southeastern part of Asia



Origin and Etymology of negrito

Spanish, diminutive of negro


First Known Use: 1812


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