Mongoloid

adjective
Mon·​gol·​oid | \ˈmäŋ-gə-ˌlȯid \

Definition of Mongoloid 

1 : of, constituting, or characteristic of a race of humankind native to Asia and classified according to physical features (such as the presence of an epicanthal fold)

2 often not capitalized, dated, now usually offensive : of, relating to, or affected with Down syndrome

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1833, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Mongoloid

adjective
Mon·​gol·​oid | \ˈmäŋ-gə-ˌlȯid \

Medical Definition of Mongoloid 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, constituting, or characteristic of a major racial stock native to Asia as classified according to physical features (as the presence of an epicanthal fold) that includes peoples of northern and eastern Asia, Malaysians, Eskimos, and often American Indians

2 or mongoloid dated

now usually offensive : of, relating to, or affected with Down syndrome

Mongoloid

noun

Medical Definition of Mongoloid (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a person of Mongoloid racial stock

2 or mongoloid dated

now usually offensive : a person affected with Down syndrome

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