Subject: Re: Mavros
Author: Anon.   (guest)
Date: May 26, 2004 at 11:19 AM
Reply to: Re: Mavros by Pavlos

It looks like I was deceived. The bit about Mavros deriving from an African language is on http://www.takeourword.com/TOW189/page2.html Funny enough, they also mention the Oxford English dictionary as their source. But it's certainly not in the edition I have! I should have been more sceptical, because I did notice that they think that Morocco also derives from Mavros, and it definitely does not...

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