-Also arabs. It was the name given by the portuguese to the muslim jihad warriors that had the possession of now portuguese territories such as Algarve. They also frequently attacked their merchant ships that sailed to India.
-Now used to refer the people that live in south of Portugal. Mostly used by the north people, which are also called tripeiros.
Mouro ship spotted! Ready up the cannons!
Tripeiro:Damn mouros think they are always right and better than us! Our accent is much cooler than theirs.