Amerasian

noun
Am·​er·​asian | \ ˈa-mə-ˈrā-zhən How to pronounce Amerasian (audio) , -shən \

Definition of Amerasian

: a person of mixed American and Asian descent especially : one fathered by an American and especially an American serviceman in Asia

First Known Use of Amerasian

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amerasian

American + Asian

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“Amerasian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amerasian. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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Amerasian

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English Language Learners Definition of Amerasian

: a person who has one parent from the U.S. (such as a father who served in the armed forces) and one parent from Asia

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