Definition of Mongoloid

1. Noun. A member of the Mongoloid race.

Generic synonyms: Asian, Asiatic



2. Adjective. Characteristic of or resembling a Mongol. "The mongoloid epicanthic fold"
Partainyms: Mongol

3. Noun. A person suffering from Down syndrome (no longer used technically in this sense).

4. Adjective. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of one of the traditional racial division of humankind including especially peoples of central and eastern Asia.
Category relationships: Anthropology
Partainyms: Mongolia

5. Adjective. Of or relating to or suffering from Down syndrome.
Partainyms: Mongolism

Definition of Mongoloid

1. a. Resembling a Mongol or the Mongols; having race characteristics, such as color, hair, and features, like those of the Mongols.

Definition of Mongoloid

1. Noun. (anthropology) A member of the racial classification of humanity composed of peoples native to North Asia, East Asia, Pacific Oceania, and Greenland, as well as their diaspora in other parts of the world. ¹

2. Noun. (dated) Someone with Down syndrome. ¹

3. Noun. (offensive) Idiot, retard – general term of abuse, due to association with Down syndrome. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mongoloid

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mongoloid

mongering
mongers
mongery
mongo
mongoe
mongoes
mongolian
mongolian fold
mongolian macula
mongolian spot
mongolianism
mongolians
mongolism
mongolisms
mongolite
mongoloid (current term)
mongoloid race
mongoloids
mongols
mongongo
mongongos
mongoos
mongoose
mongooses
mongos
mongrel
mongrelisation
mongrelisations
mongrelise
mongrelised

Literary usage of Mongoloid

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1. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann, Henry Larned Keith Shaw, Linnæus Edford La Fétra, Luther Emmett Holt (1912)
"It is, however, in the nature of the disease that absence of idiocy and normal mental behavior exclude the diagnosis of mongoloid idiocy or mongolism, ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"Such a fusion would readily explain the mongoloid features seen in certain Shetlanders by Dr. Beddoe. Here he is at variance with the deductions of l)r. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1889)
"ON THE ALLEGED mongoloid AFFINITIES OP THE AMERICAN RACE. By Dr. DG BRINTON, Media, Pa. [ABSTRACT.] MANT writers have asserted that the American race ..."

4. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1889)
"ON THE ALLEGED mongoloid AFFINITIES OF THE AMERICAN RACE. By Dr. DG BRINTON, Media, Pa. [ABSTRACT.] MANY writers have asserted that the American race ..."

5. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1889)
"ON THE ALLEGRO mongoloid AFFINITIES OF THE AMERICAN RACE. By Dr. DG BRINTON, Media, Pa. [ABSTRACT.] « MANY writers have asserted that the American race ..."

6. Burma Past and Present by Albert Fytche (1878)
"Burma inhabited by separate and distinct tribes of the mongoloid type.—Their mutual affinity.—Not autochthonous.—Migration of M6n and Shan tribes. ..."

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