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biracial

[ bahy-rey-shuhl ]
/ baɪˈreɪ ʃəl /
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adjective
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.
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Origin of biracial

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

OTHER WORDS FROM biracial

bi·ra·cial·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for biracial

biracial
/ (baɪˈreɪʃəl) /

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

Derived forms of biracial

biracialism, nounbiracially, adverb
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