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Meaning of OCTOROON

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an offspring of a Quadroon and a White parent; a person who is one-eighth Black
 

OCTOROON is a 8 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: mixed-blood

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Oc`to*roon"\, n. [L. octo eight + -roon, as in
quadroon.]
The offspring of a quadroon and a white person; a mestee.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: Cape Colored, cattalo, citrange, cross, crossbreed, Eurasian, griffe, half blood, half-bred, half-breed, half-caste, high yellow, hinny, hybrid, ladino, liger, mestee, mestiza, mestizo, metis, metisse, mixblood, mixed-blood, mongrel, mulatto, mule, mustee, plumcot, quadroon, quintroon, sambo, tangelo, tigon, zebrass, zebrule
 

 

 

 

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