noun \mə-ˈla-(ˌ)tō, m-, my-, -ˈlä-\
plural mu·lat·toes or mu·lat·tos

Definition of MULATTO

:  the first-generation offspring of a black person and a white person
:  a person of mixed white and black ancestry

Origin of MULATTO

Spanish mulato, from mulo mule, from Latin mulus
First Known Use: 1593

Other Genetics Terms

chimera, hermaphrodite, plasticity

Rhymes with MULATTO


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