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 (ĭg′ə-rōt′, ē′gə-)
n. pl. Igorot or I·go·rots
1. A member of any of several peoples of the mountains of northern Luzon in the Philippines.
2. Any of the Austronesian languages of the Igorot.

[Igorot Igōlot, mountaineers (unattested sense), Igorot : i-, n. pref. + Gōlot, name of a mountain range; akin to Tagalog gulod, hilltop.]


(ˌɪɡəˈrəʊt; ˌiːɡə-) or


n, pl -rot, -rots, -rote or -rotes
(Peoples) a member of a Negrito people of the mountains of N Luzon in the Philippines: noted as early exponents of mining
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Yet this was probably not an absolute prerequisite to marriage, like Igorot headhunters who reported that 'To take a head is not necessary to marriage, but the young women like it better' (Kolkmar 1974: 230).