deutero-Malay

noun
deu·​tero-Malay | \ "+ \
plural -s

Definition of deutero-Malay

: a member of a group of people believed to have migrated to the Malay Peninsula over two thousand years ago following the migration of the proto-Malays

called also Malayan, Malaysian

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Other Words from deutero-Malay

deutero-Malayan or deutero-Malaysian \ "+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for deutero-Malay

deuter- entry 1 + Malay

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“Deutero-Malay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deutero-Malay. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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