noun (1)
moor·​man | \ -aa(ə)n -mən \
plural moormen

Definition of moorman

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an inhabitant of a moor on Dartmoor … there was an old moorman's granite cottage— G. E. Fussell


noun (2)
Moor·​man | \ -aa(ə)n -mən \
plural Moormen

Definition of Moorman (Entry 2 of 2)

India & Sri Lanka, archaic
: muslim especially : a Muslim of mixed Arab and Indian ancestry

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History and Etymology for moorman

Noun (1)

moor entry 1 + man

Noun (2)

Moor + man

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“Moorman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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