Moor's head

noun
plural Moor's heads or Moors' heads

Definition of Moor's head 

1a : a representation of a human head with features characteristic or formerly supposed to be characteristic of a Moor

b : a heraldic representation of a head usually with the features and color of a black person depicted in profile with a band about the forehead unless a different position or a different headdress is specified

2 : something likened to the head of a Moor: such as

a obsolete : a dark or black head usually occurring on a roan horse

b archaic : a globular copper or glass condenser for the top of a still

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