Definition of Caucasoid in English:

Caucasoid

Line breaks: Cau¦cas|oid
Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːkəsɔɪd
 
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adjective

  • Relating to the Caucasian division of humankind.
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    • Negroid peoples of sub-Saharan Africa (south of the Sahara Desert) moved up into the higher, cooler reaches of Ethiopia and mixed with and married among the Caucasoid inhabitants already there.
    • A forensic anthropologist named James Chatters concluded that the skull looked Caucasoid.
    • Hence, negroid hair or features are bad, and straight or Caucasoid hair or features are ‘good’ or ‘pretty'. Will this ever change?

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