Mongol

noun
Mon·​gol | \ˈmäŋ-gəl; ˈmän-ˌgōl, ˈmäŋ-\

Definition of Mongol 

1 : a member of any of a group of traditionally pastoral peoples of Mongolia

3 : a person of Mongoloid racial stock

4 often not capitalized, dated, now usually offensive : one affected with Down syndrome

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Mongol adjective

First Known Use of Mongol

circa 1662, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Mongolian mongγol

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The first known use of Mongol was circa 1662

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Mongol

noun
Mon·​gol | \ˈmäŋ-gəl; ˈmän-ˌgōl, ˈmäŋ- \

Medical Definition of Mongol 

1 : a person of Mongoloid racial stock

2 usually mongol dated

now usually offensive : a person affected with Down syndrome

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