Negrillo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish negrillo, from negro +‎ -illo.

Noun[edit]

Negrillo (plural Negrillos)

  1. An African Pygmy.
    • 1997, Ram Nath Sharma and ‎Rajendra K. Sharma, Anthropology[1], page 101:
      (v) Negrillo (African pygmy). The Negrillos are very short in stature. Their average height is 4' 6" or 136 cm. They have short trunk, short legs and long arms; Steatopygea is occasionally present in women.