mixed-blood

Definitions of mixed-blood
  1. noun
    a person whose ancestors belonged to two or more races
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    mulatto
    an offspring of a black and a white parent
    quadroon
    an offspring of a mulatto and a white parent; a person who is one-quarter black
    octoroon
    an offspring of a quadroon and a white parent; a person who is one-eighth black
    half-caste
    an offensive term for the offspring of parents of different races or cultures
    Metis
    a person in western Canada who is of Caucasian and American Indian ancestry
    half-breed
    an offensive term for an offspring of parents of different races (especially of Caucasian and American Indian ancestry)
    type of:
    individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
    a human being
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