Moro

noun
Mo·​ro | \ ˈmȯr-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce Moro (audio) \
plural Moros

Definition of Moro

1 : a member of any of several Muslim peoples of the southern Philippines
2 : any of the Austronesian languages of the Moros

First Known Use of Moro

1886, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Moro

Spanish, literally, Moor, from Latin Maurus

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“Moro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Moro. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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