[ maw-rohn; Spanish maw-rawn ]
/ mɔˈroʊn; Spanish mɔˈrɔn /
a city in E Argentina, SW of Buenos Aires.
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British Dictionary definitions for morón
/ (ˈmɔːrɒn) /
a foolish or stupid person
a person having an intelligence quotient of between 50 and 70, able to work under supervision
Derived Formsmoronic (mɒˈrɒnɪk), adjectivemoronically, adverbmoronism or moronity, noun
Word Origin for moron
C20: from Greek mōros foolish
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Medicine definitions for morón
[ môr′ŏn′ ]
A person of mild mental retardation having a mental age of from 7 to 12 years and generally having communication and social skills enabling some degree of academic or vocational education. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
Related formsmo•ron′ic (mə-rŏn′ĭk, mô-) adj.mo′ron′ism null n.
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