biracial

adjective bi·ra·cial \ (ˌ)bī-ˈrā-shəl \
Updated on: 12 May 2018

Definition of biracial

: of, relating to, or involving members of two races
  • a biracial coalition
  • biracial couples
; also : having parents from two races
  • biracial children

biracialism

play \-shə-ˌli-zəm\ noun

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First Known Use of biracial

1895

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Definition of biracial for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or involving people from two races; also : having parents from two races


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