Negrito

Negrito

[ni-gree-toh]
noun, plural Negritos, Negritoes.
a member of any of various small-statured, indigenous peoples of Africa, the Philippines, the Malay Peninsula, the Andaman Islands, and southern India.

Origin:
1805–15; < Spanish negrito, equivalent to negr(o) black + -ito diminutive suffix

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Negrito (nɪˈɡriːtəʊ)
 
n , pl -tos, -toes
a member of any of various dwarfish Negroid peoples of SE Asia and Melanesia
 
[C19: from Spanish, diminutive of negro black]

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