mongolism

noun
mon·​gol·​ism | \ˈmäŋ-gə-ˌli-zəm \

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1900, in the meaning defined above

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mongolism

noun
mon·​gol·​ism | \ˈmäŋ-gə-ˌliz-əm \

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