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  • n. A native or inhabitant of Ethiopia.
  • n. Any black-skinned person.

Etymologies

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Latin Aethiops, Ancient Greek Αἰθίοψ (Aithiops, "charred complexion"), from αἴθω (aithō, "I burn") + ὤψ (ōps, "eye, face, complexion").

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