Australoid

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adjective Aus·tra·loid \ ˈȯs-trə-ˌlȯid , 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

Australoid

noun

Origin and Etymology of australoid

Australia + English -oid


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