Negro

Definition of Negro

Ne´gro   Pronunciation: nē´grô
n.1.A black man; especially, one of a race of black or very dark persons who inhabit the greater part of tropical Africa, and are distinguished by crisped or curly hair, flat noses, and thick protruding lips; also, any black person of unmixed African blood, wherever found.
2.A person of dark skin color descended at least in part from African negroes; in the United States, an African-American.
a.1.Of or pertaining to negroes; black.
Negro bug
(Zool.) a minute black bug common on the raspberry and blackberry. It produces a very disagreeable flavor.
negro corn
the Indian millet or durra; - so called in the West Indies. See Durra.
Negro fly
(Zool.) a black dipterous fly (Psila rosæ) which, in the larval state, is injurious to carrots; - called also carrot fly.
- McElrath.
Negro head
(Com.) Cavendish tobacco.
Negro monkey
(Zool.) the moor monkey.
- McElrath.

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American Indian, Amerind, Australian aborigine, Bushman, Caucasian, Indian, Malayan, Mister Charley, Mongolian, Negrillo, Negrito, Oriental, Red Indian, WASP, black, black man, blackfellow, boy, brown man, burrhead, colored person, coon, darky, gook, honky, jigaboo, jungle bunny, nigger, niggra, ofay, paleface, pygmy, red man, redskin, slant-eye, spade, the Man, white, white man, whitey, yellow man
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