Australoid

adjective
Aus·​tra·​loid | \ ˈȯ-strə-ˌlȯid How to pronounce Australoid (audio) , ˈä- \

Definition of Australoid

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: of or relating to a group of people formerly considered to constitute a race (see race entry 1 sense 1a) of humans having Aboriginal Australian and Melanesian ancestry

Other Words from Australoid

Australoid noun

First Known Use of Australoid

1856, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Australoid

Australia + English -oid

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australite

Australoid

Australopithecidae

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Cite this Entry

“Australoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Australoid. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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