Negrillo

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noun Ne·gril·lo \ni-ˈgri-(ˌ)lō, -ˈgrē-(ˌ)yō\

Definition of Negrillo

plural

Negrillos

or

Negrilloes

  1. :  a member of a people (as Pygmies) belonging to a group of dark-skinned peoples of small stature that live in Africa

Origin and Etymology of negrillo

Spanish, diminutive of negro


First Known Use: 1853


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