Definition of Negroid

1. Noun. A person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa).




2. Adjective. Characteristic of people traditionally classified as the Negro race. "Negroid features"
Similar to: Black

Definition of Negroid

1. a. Characteristic of the negro.

2. n. A member of any one of several East African tribes whose physical characters show an admixture with other races.

Definition of Negroid

1. Adjective. (context: ethnology) having negro features racially. Pertaining to the racial classification of humanity including people indigenous to sub-Saharan Africa and their diaspora in other parts of the world. ¹

2. Noun. (context: ethnology) A person with negroid characteristics. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Negroid

1. member of the black race [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Negroid

negotiosity
negotious
negress
negresses
negrita
negritic
negrito
negritude
negritudes
negro
negro peach
negro pepper
negro spiritual
negro vine
negroes
negroid
negroid race
negroidal
negroids
negroism
negroisms
negrolike
negroni
negronis
negrophil
negrophils
negrophobe
negrophobes
negrophobia
negrophobias

Literary usage of Negroid

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The standard for the Negroid type is the African negre. ... According to Huxley, the particular modifications of the Negroid type are: the small Bushmen ..."

2. Man by Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (1905)
"86, Ancient Ran-s of the Thebaid) : "There seems little reason to doubt that the features of Group I. betray ¡v negroid influence. ..."

3. The History of Mankind by Friedrich Ratzel (1896)
"THE Negroid RACES OF THE PACIFIC AND INDIAN OCEANS Distribution—Traces of an ... Remains of negroid tribes are also said to be known in the interior of ..."

4. Selected Articles on the Negro Problem by Julia Emily Johnsen (1921)
"THE WORLD-POSITION OF THE NEGRO AND Negroid 1 By Negro must also be understood ... the Negroid characteristics of a dark skin and a spirally coiled hair. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Though the Hova belong to a race naturally addicted to seafaring, the contrary is the case respecting the Negroid population, and the presence of the latter ..."

6. Amphoras and the Ancient Wine Tradeby Homer A. Thompson, Virginia R. Grace by Homer A. Thompson, Virginia R. Grace (1979)
"The elaborate coiffure seems to be a wig, with the natural hair showing in front. The features have a negroid cast. s 1268. ..."

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