Alfur

noun Al·fur \ˈal-ˌf(y)u̇r\
variants: less commonly

Alfuro

\al-ˈf(y)u̇r-(ˌ)ō\

Definition of Alfur

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  any one of a group of aboriginal peoples of mixed ancestry inhabiting interior regions of the Moluccas and parts of Sulawesi

  2. 2 :  a member of an Alfur people

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Origin and Etymology of alfur

Spanish alfur, alfor, from Portuguese alforro, of Malayo-Indonesian origin; akin to Indonesian alifuru


First Known Use: 1835


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