Miao

noun
Mi·​ao
variants: or less commonly Meo or Maeo \ mēˈau̇ \
plural Miao or Miaos

Definition of Miao

1a : an aboriginal people of China inhabiting southwestern China and the northern parts of Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand
b : a member of such people
2 : a language of the Miao people

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History and Etymology for Miao

Chinese (Pekingese) Miao2

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“Miao.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Miao. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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