Australoid

adjective
Aus·​tra·​loid | \ ˈȯs-trə-ˌlȯid How to pronounce Australoid (audio) , ˈäs-\

Definition of Australoid

in some classifications
: of or relating to a racial group including the Australian aborigines and other peoples of southern Asia and Pacific islands

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Australoid noun

First Known Use of Australoid

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Australoid

Australia + English -oid

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The first known use of Australoid was in 1866

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