Mongoloid


Mon·gol·oid

adjective \ˈmäŋ-gə-ˌlid\

Definition of MONGOLOID

1
:  of, constituting, or characteristic of a race of humankind native to Asia and classified according to physical features (as the presence of an epicanthic fold)
2
often not capitalized usually offensive :  of, relating to, or affected with Down syndrome
Mongoloid noun

First Known Use of MONGOLOID

1868

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