: one that is in some respect segregated; especially: one that differs genetically from the parental line because of genetic segregation
First Known Use of SEGREGATE
SEGREGATE Defined for Kids
Definition of SEGREGATE for Kids
: to separate a race, class, or group from the rest of society
Word Root of SEGREGATE
The Latin word grex, meaning “flock,”and its form gregis give us the root greg. Words from the Latin grex have something to do with flocks or groups. Anyone gregarious, or social, enjoys being part of the flock. To congregate is to gather as a flock or crowd. To segregate is to separate away from others or away from the flock.