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 for moron
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Moron \Mo"ron\ (m[=o]"r[o^]n), n. [Gr. mw^ros foolish, stupid.]
     1. (Pedagogy) A mentally retarded person whose intellectual
        development proceeds normally up to about the eighth year
        of age and is then arrested so that there is little or no
        further development; an adult having the mental
        development of an 8-to-12-year old. A moron is considered
        capable of doing routine work under supervision.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
     2. Hence, a very stupid person. [informal, derogatory]
        [PJC] -- mo*ron"ic adj. -- mo*ron"ic*al*ly adv. --
        mo"ron*ism n. -- mo*ron"i*ty n.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Moron \Mo*ron"\ (m[-o]*r[=o]n"), n.; Sp. pl. Morones. [Sp.]
     An inferior olive size having a woody pulp and a large
     clingstone pit, growing in the mountainous and high-valley
     districts around the city of Moron, in Spain.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a person of subnormal intelligence [syn: idiot,
           imbecile, cretin, moron, changeling, half-wit,
      2: a city in Argentina, to the west of Buenos Aires

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  25 Moby Thesaurus words for "moron":
     ament, born fool, clot, congenital idiot, cretin, defective,
     dullard, dullhead, dumbbell, dummkopf, dummy, golem, half-wit,
     idiot, ignoramus, imbecile, juggins, mongoloid idiot, natural,
     natural idiot, natural-born fool, simp, simpleton, stupid, zany

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