Definition of mulatto in English:

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Pronunciation: /m(j)uːˈlatəʊ/
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noun (plural mulattoes or mulattos)

A person of mixed white and black ancestry, especially a person with one white and one black parent.


Late 16th century: from Spanish mulato 'young mule or mulatto', formed irregularly from mulo 'mule'.

Words that rhyme with mulatto

bateau, chateau, gateau, gelato, plateau

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