Negroid



[nee-groid] /ˈni grɔɪd/

adjective
1.
Anthropology. (no longer in technical use) of, relating to, or characteristic of the peoples traditionally classified as the Negro race, especially those who originate in sub-Saharan Africa.
noun
2.
Older Use: Usually Offensive. a member of such peoples.
/ˈniːɡrɔɪd/
adjective
1.
denoting, relating to, or belonging to a darker-compexioned supposed racial group of mankind. This group includes the indigenous peoples of Africa south of the Sahara, their descendants elsewhere, and some Melanesian peoples
noun
2.
a member of this racial group
adj.

1844, a hybrid, from Negro and Greek suffix -oeides “like, resembling” (see -oid). As a noun from 1859.

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  • Negrophil

    [nee-gruh-fahyl, -fil] /ˈni grəˌfaɪl, -fɪl/ noun, (sometimes lowercase) Older Use: Often Offensive. 1. a white or other nonblack person who is especially sympathetic to or supportive of black people. /ˈniːɡrəʊfɪl/ noun 1. a person who admires Negroes and their culture 1803, from Negro + -phile.

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    [nee-gruh-fahyl, -fil] /ˈni grəˌfaɪl, -fɪl/ noun, (sometimes lowercase) Older Use: Often Offensive. 1. a white or other nonblack person who is especially sympathetic to or supportive of black people. 1803, from Negro + -phile.



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