moro etymology

Italian word moro comes from Ancient Greek ἀμαυρός, and later German Maure (Moor.)

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Detailed word origin of moro

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἀμαυρός Ancient Greek (grc)
μαυρός Ancient Greek (grc)
Maurus Latin (lat) A Moor (poetic) African.. Moorish, Mauritanian.. Of or pertaining to the Moors.
Maure German (deu) Moor.
maure French (fra) Moorish.
moro Italian (ita) Moor (dark-skinned person) Moorish. Black. Dark-skinned.