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Negro

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noun Ne·gro \ˈnē-(ˌ)grō\

Definition of Negro

plural Negroes

sometimes offensive

  1. :  a member of a race of humankind native to Africa and classified according to physical features (as dark skin pigmentation)

Negro adjective, sometimes offensive
ne·groid play \ˈnē-ˌgrȯid\ adjective or noun often capitalized sometimes offensive
Ne·gro·ness play \-grō-nəs\ noun, sometimes offensive


Origin of negro

Spanish or Portuguese, from negro black, from Latin nigr-, niger


First Known Use: 1555


Negro

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geographical name Ne·gro \ˈnā-(ˌ)grō, ˈne-\

Definition of Negro

  1. 1 river 400 miles (640 kilometers) S cen Argentina flowing E into the Atlantic

  2. 2 river 1400 miles (2253 kilometers) E Colombia & N Brazil flowing into the Amazon

  3. 3 river 434 miles (698 kilometers) cen Uruguay flowing SW into Uruguay River




Medical Dictionary

Negro

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noun Ne·gro \ˈnē-(ˌ)grō\

Medical Definition of Negro

plural Negroes

  1. sometimes offensive :  a member of a race of humankind native to Africa and classified according to physical features (as dark skin pigmentation)

  2. Negro adjective, sometimes offensive




Learn More about negro

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "Negro" Spanish Central: Translation of "Negro"


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