Definition of blackamoor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

blackamoor

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈblækəmɔː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblækəmɔːr//
 
(old use, taboo)
 
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an offensive word for a black person Word Origin early 16th cent.: from black + Moor.