Negrito definition

  • noun:
    • Anthropology a part of any of varied individuals of brief stature inhabiting parts of Malaysia, the Philippines, and southeast Asia.
    • A member of a course of a few ethnic groups who inhabit separated areas of Southeast Asia.
    • among a diminutive dark-skinned negro-like race based in the Philippine isles (which they seem to have already been the first residents), as well as in brand new Caledonia, etc., according to some authorities. The common level regarding the Negritos for the Philippine isles is approximately 4 legs 8 ins. Additionally Negrillo.
    • someone belonging to one of many dwarfish negroid tribes of southern Asia and Africa. In Addition Negrillo.
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to the Negritos.

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