nounpl. Ne·gri·tos or Ne·gri·toes Anthropology
A member of any of various peoples of short stature inhabiting parts of Malaysia, the Philippines, and southeast Asia.
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.