noun \nə-ˈgrē-(ˌ)tō\
plural Ne·gri·tos or Ne·gri·toes

Definition of NEGRITO

:  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 of NEGRITO

Spanish, diminutive of negro
First Known Use: 1812


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