Igorot [ ig- uh- roht, ee-g uh- ] SHOW IPA / ˌɪg əˈroʊt, ˌi gə- / PHONETIC RESPELLING 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 Words nearby Igorot Ignorance is bliss
ignotum per ignotius
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How to use Igorot in a sentence British Dictionary definitions for Igorot Igorot Igorrote ( ˌɪɡəˈrəʊtɪ, 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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