Definition of Negroid in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnēɡroid/


dated or offensive
Relating to the division of humankind represented by the indigenous peoples of central and southern Africa.


The term Negroid 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 Such terms are associated with outdated notions of racial types, and so are now potentially offensive and best avoided.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 also Mongoloid (usage).

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Syllabification: Ne·groid

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