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Morisco

[ muh-ris-koh ]
/ məˈrɪs koʊ /
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adjective
noun, plural Mo·ris·cos, Mo·ris·coes.
a Moor, especially one of the Moors of Spain.
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Origin of Morisco

1540–50; <Spanish, equivalent to Mor(o) Moor + -isco adj. suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for Morisco

Morisco

Moresco (məˈrɛskəʊ)

/ (məˈrɪskəʊ) /

noun plural -cos or -coes
a Spanish Moor
a morris dance
adjective
another word for Moorish

Word Origin for Morisco

C16: from Spanish, from Moro Moor
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