moorman

1 of 2

noun (1)

moor·​man
-aa(ə)n,
-mən
plural moormen
: an inhabitant of a moor
on Dartmoor … there was an old moorman's granite cottageG. E. Fussell

Moorman

2 of 2

noun (2)

Moor·​man
-aa(ə)n,
-mən
plural Moormen
India & Sri Lanka, archaic
: muslim
especially : a Muslim of mixed Arab and Indian ancestry

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

moor entry 1 + man

Noun (2)

Moor + man

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“Moorman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moorman. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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