Miskito

noun Mi·ski·to \ mis-ˈkē-(ˌ)tō \

Definition of Miskito

plural Miskito or Miskitos
1 :a member of an American Indian people of the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua and Honduras
2 :the language of the Miskito people

Origin and Etymology of miskito

earlier Musketa, Moskita, from Spanish Mosquito, from Miskito mɨskito, probably a self-designation


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