Origin of NegritoSp, diminutive of negro, black, Negro: in allusion to their small stature and amp; dark skin
nounpl. Ne·gri·tos or Ne·gri·toes Anthropology
Origin of NegritoSpanish, diminutive of negro, black person; see Negro.
(plural Negritos or Negritoes or Negrito)
- A member of a class of several ethnic groups who inhabit isolated parts of Southeast Asia.