blackamoor


noun Older Use: Disparaging and Offensive.

  1. a contemptuous term used to refer to a black person.
  2. a contemptuous term used to refer to any dark-skinned person.

noun

  1. archaic a Black African or other person with dark skin
n.

“dark-skinned person,” 1540s, from black (adj.) + Moor, with connecting element.

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