[mong-guh-loid, mon-] /ˈmɒŋ gəˌlɔɪd, ˈmɒn-/
resembling the .
Anthropology. (no longer in technical use) of, relating to, or characteristic of one of the traditional racial divisions of humankind, marked by prominent cheekbones, epicanthic folds about the eyes, and straight black hair, and including the Mongols, Manchus, Chinese, Koreans, Japanese, Annamese, Siamese, Burmese, Tibetans, and, to some extent, the Eskimos and the American Indians.
(often lowercase) Pathology. (no longer in technical use; now considered offensive) of, affected with, or characteristic of .
Anthropology. (no longer in technical use) a member of the peoples traditionally classified as the Mongoloid race.
(usually lowercase) Pathology. (no longer in technical use; now considered offensive) a person affected with Down syndrome.
relating to or characterized by Down’s syndrome
a person affected by Down’s syndrome
denoting, relating to, or belonging to one of the supposed racial groups of mankind, including most of the peoples of Asia, the Inuit, and the North American Indians
a member of this group
1868 as a racial designation, from Mongol + -oid.
in reference to the genetic defect causing mental retardation (mongolism), 1899, from Mongoloid. So called for facial appearance. See Down’s Syndrome. Such people were called Mongolian from 1866.
Mongoloid Mon·gol·oid or mon·gol·oid (mŏng’gə-loid’, mŏn’-)
Of or relating to Down syndrome. Not in technical use. n.
A person affected with Down syndrome. No longer in technical use. Now considered offensive.
[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 […]
[mong-goos, mon-] /ˈmɒŋˌgus, ˈmɒn-/ noun, plural mongooses. 1. a slender, ferretlike carnivore, Herpestes edwardsi, of India, that feeds on rodents, birds, and eggs, noted especially for its ability to kill cobras and other venomous snakes. 2. any of several other animals of this genus or related genera. /ˈmɒŋˌɡuːs/ noun (pl) -gooses 1. any small predatory […]
[muhng-gruh l, mong-] /ˈmʌŋ grəl, ˈmɒŋ-/ noun 1. a dog of mixed or indeterminate breed. 2. any animal or plant resulting from the crossing of different breeds or varieties. 3. any cross between different things, especially if inharmonious or indiscriminate. adjective 4. of mixed breed, nature, or origin; of or like a mongrel. /ˈmʌŋɡrəl/ noun […]
[muhng-gruh-lahyz, mong-] /ˈmʌŋ grəˌlaɪz, ˈmɒŋ-/ verb (used with object), mongrelized, mongrelizing. 1. to subject (a breed, group, etc.) to crossbreeding, especially with one considered inferior. 2. to mix the kinds, classes, types, characters, or sources of origin of (people, animals, or things). 3. to make debased or impure: The French they speak is mongrelized. /ˈmʌŋɡrəˌlaɪz/ […]