white Negro


Definition of white Negro

1 dated : a person of mixed white and Black ancestry who has a light complexion
2 dated : a person of Black African ancestry who is affected by albinism

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First Known Use of white Negro

1766, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“White Negro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20Negro. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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