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2 entries found for Negro.
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Main Entry: Ne·gro
Pronunciation: primarystressnemacron-gromacr
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural Negroes
Etymology: from Spanish Negro or Portuguese Negro "a person of a black race," derived from Latin nigr-, niger "black"
sometimes offensive : a member of a race of humankind native to Africa and classified according to physical features (as dark skin coloration)
- Negro adjective, sometimes offensive
- Ne·groid /primarystressnemacron-secondarystressgrodotid/ adjective or noun, often capitalized, sometimes offensive

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