Morisco

noun
Mo·​ris·​co | \ mə-ˈri-(ˌ)skō How to pronounce Morisco (audio) , mȯ- \
plural Moriscos or Moriscoes

Definition of Morisco

: moor especially : a Spanish Moor converted to Christianity

Other Words from Morisco

Morisco adjective

First Known Use of Morisco

circa 1550, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Morisco

Spanish, from morisco, adjective, from moro Moor

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The first known use of Morisco was circa 1550

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“Morisco.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Morisco. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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