Igorot


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I·go·rot

 (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.]

Igorot

(ˌɪɡəˈrəʊt; ˌiːɡə-) or

Igorrote

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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