Definition of Caucasoid in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkôkəˌsoid/


Relating to the Caucasian division of humankind.


The term Caucasoid belongs to a set of terms introduced by 19th-century anthropologists attempting to categorize human races. Such terms are associated with outdated notions of racial types, and so are now potentially offensive and best avoided. See Mongoloid (usage).

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Syllabification: Cau·ca·soid

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