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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A member of one of the tribes speaking the Igorrote language, including the Igorrotes proper, the Buriks, and the Busaos.
  • noun In a generalized sense, a member of one of the uncivilized tribes of northern Luzon until recently known as head-hunters; also rarely used to designate those of central Luzon and Mindanao.
  • noun In local Philippine usage, a savage; a pagan native. See Indio and Remontado.
  • noun The language, or any language, spoken by Igorrotes. There are many dialects which have been only scantily recorded or studied.
  • Of or pertaining to the Igorrotes.

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