μαυρός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly the Moors' native name (from a dialect of Arabic), or connected to ἀμαυρός (amaurós, dark, dim, faint), though this adjective only appears in late Greek and could have originated from the peoples' name as the reverse.

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Adjective[edit]

μαυρός (maurósm, f (neuter μαυρόν); second declension

  1. barely seen, dim, faint, shadowy
  2. dark
  3. sightless, blind
  4. unknown, uncertain, obscure
  5. inconspicuous
  6. weak, feeble

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