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A dark-skinned person, especially one from northern Africa.
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archaic a Black African or other person with dark skin
[C16: see Black, Moor]
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a person with very dark skin.
[1540–50; unexplained variant of phrase black Moor]
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|Noun||1.||blackamoor - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)|
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Negress - a Black woman or girl
Black man - a man who is Black
Black woman - a woman who is Black
Tom, Uncle Tom - (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
ethnic slur - a slur on someone's race or language
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