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Meaning of QUADROON

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

QUADROON is a 8 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 See Also: mixed-blood

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quad*roon"\, n. [F. quarteron, or Sp. cuarteron. See
{Quarter} a fourth part, and cf. {Quarteron}.]
The offspring of a mulatto and a white person; a person
quarter-blooded. [Written also {quarteron}, {quarteroon}, and
{quateron}.]

 

 

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