[ bahy-rey-shuh l ]
/ baɪˈreɪ ʃəl /


consisting of, representing, or combining members of two separate racial groups: a biracial committee on neighborhood problems.
having a biological mother from one racial group and a biological father from another: She's proudly biracial.

Origin of biracial

First recorded in 1920–25; bi-1 + racial

Related forms

bi·ra·cial·ism, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for biracial


/ (baɪˈreɪʃəl) /


for, representing, or including members of two races, esp White and Black

Derived Forms

biracialism, nounbiracially, adverb
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