a member of a pastoral people now living chiefly in Mongolia.
Anthropology. (no longer in technical use) a person having Mongoloid characteristics.
any Mongolian language.
(often lowercase)Pathology. (no longer in technical use; now considered offensive) a person affected with Down syndrome.
- non-Mongol, noun, adjective
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How to use Mongol in a sentence
The natives of South America had little or no beard, the Mongols had also little hair on the face.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
The Mongols, who were deists, treated all religions with respect, till they became Mohammedans.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
Gibbon forgets here that cannon and the fundamentals of modern military method came to Europe with the Mongols.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
About the time of the last Caesars it fell into the hands of the Tartars, who gave place to the Mongols after 1215.Where Half The World Is Waking Up | Clarence Poe
At Buriatskaia, which means capital of the Buriats, were two typical Mongols with pigtails and clad in skins.Through Siberia and Manchuria By Rail | Oliver George Ready
British Dictionary definitions for mongol (1 of 2)
a formerly used and now highly offensive name for a person affected by Down's syndrome
British Dictionary definitions for Mongol (2 of 2)
a native or inhabitant of Mongolia, esp a nomad
the Mongolian language
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