- pl. -·rots′ or -·rot′ a member of any of several indigenous peoples of the highlands of N Luzon, in the Philippines
- any of the Austronesian languages of these peoples
Origin of IgorotSpanish Igorrote, probably ; from Igolot, name used in certain older records: of Tagalog origin, originally
nounpl. Igorot or I·go·rots
- A member of any of several peoples of the mountains of northern Luzon in the Philippines.
- Any of the Austronesian languages of the Igorot.
Origin of IgorotIgorot Ig&omacron;lot, mountaineers (unattested sense), Igorot : i-, n. pref. + G&omacron;lot, name of a mountain range; akin to Tagalog gulod, hilltop.