master race

noun

: a people held to be racially preeminent and hence fitted to rule or enslave other peoples

Word History

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of master race was in 1856

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“Master race.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/master%20race. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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