Miao

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Miao

 (myou′)
n. pl. Miao or Miaos Often Offensive
Hmong.

[Mandarin miáo.]
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Noun1.Miao - a people living traditionally in mountain villages in southern China and adjacent areas of Vietnam and Laos and Thailand; many have emigrated to the United States
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
2.Miao - a language of uncertain affiliation spoken by the Hmong
natural language, tongue - a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
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