Definition of Moreot in US English:

Moreot

(also Moreote, Moriot)

adjective

  • Of or relating to the Peloponnese peninsula of Greece, or its inhabitants.

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of the Peloponnese peninsula.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Lord Byron (1788–1824), poet. From modern Greek Μορεώτης (now Μοραΐτης) from medieval Greek Μορέα (now Μοριάς) Morea, a name of the Peloponnese from the 14th cent. + -ώτης.

Pronunciation

Moreot

/ˈmɒrɪət/