Morisco

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish morisco Moorish.

Noun[edit]

Morisco (plural Moriscos or Moriscoes)

  1. A Moor.
  2. The Moorish style of architecture.
  3. A Muslim convert to Christianity.
  4. (obsolete) The morris dance.
    • 1601, Marston, John, What You Will, Act 4, Scene 1:
      Your wit skips a morisco; but, by the brightest spangle of tire, I vouchsafe you entire unaffected favour.
  5. (obsolete) A morris dancer.

Proper noun[edit]

Morisco

  1. The Moorish language.