Mongol



[mong-guh l, -gohl, mon-] /ˈmɒŋ gəl, -goʊl, ˈmɒn-/

noun
1.
a member of a pastoral people now living chiefly in Mongolia.
2.
a person having characteristics.
3.
any language.
4.
(often lowercase) Pathology. (no longer in technical use; now considered offensive) a person affected with Down syndrome; .
adjective
5.
.
/ˈmɒŋɡəl/
noun
1.
a formerly used and now highly offensive name for a person affected by Down’s syndrome
/ˈmɒŋɡɒl; -ɡəl/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Mongolia, esp a nomad
2.
the Mongolian language

1738 (n.); 1763 (adj.), native name, said to be from mong “brave.”

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