noun, plural Mo·ris·cos, Mo·ris·coes.
Origin of Morisco
Examples from the Web for morisco
We have now reached the last days of the Morisco rule in Seville.
A lucrative bargain was finally made with Valencia, which had the largest Morisco population.A History of The Inquisition of Spain; vol. 2,|Henry Charles Lea
The lords of Morisco vassals were actuated by the most purely selfish motives.
Besides a Morisco who was relaxed, a Judaizer reconciled and two penitents for other offences, there were twenty-six Protestants.
In the sacristy there are some splendid azulejos, which formed part of the old Morisco mosque.
British Dictionary definitions for morisco
noun plural -cos or -coes
Word Origin for Morisco
Word Origin and History for morisco
1550s, from Spanish morisco, from Moro (see Moor).