mulatto

noun mu·lat·to \ mə-ˈla-(ˌ)tō , mu̇- , myu̇- , -ˈlä- \

Definition of mulatto

plural mulattoes or mulattos
1 now sometimes offensive : the first-generation offspring of a black person and a white person
2 now sometimes offensive : a person of mixed white and black ancestry

Origin and Etymology of mulatto

Spanish mulato, from mulo mule, from Latin mulus

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