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Igorot

[ ig-uh-roht, ee-guh- ]
/ ˌɪg əˈroʊt, ˌi gə- /
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noun, plural Ig·o·rots, (especially collectively) Ig·o·rot.
a member of a people of Malay descent in northern Luzon in the Philippines, comprising various tribes, noted for their metalwork and weaving.
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Origin of Igorot

First recorded in 1820–25; earlier Igorrot, from Spanish Yglote, from Igorot (an Austronesian language spoken by this people) Igōlot “mountain people,” equivalent to i- noun prefix + gōlot “mountain,” also the name of a mountain range
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British Dictionary definitions for Igorot

Igorot

Igorrote (ˌɪɡəˈrəʊtɪ, ˌiːɡə-)

/ (ˌɪɡəˈrəʊt, ˌiːɡə-) /

noun plural -rot, -rots, -rote or -rotes
a member of a Negrito people of the mountains of N Luzon in the Philippines: noted as early exponents of mining
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