[ kaw-kuh-soid ]
/ ˈkɔ kəˌsɔɪd /
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Anthropology. (no longer in technical use) Caucasian (defs. 1, 5).
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OTHER WORDS FROM Caucasoidnon-Cau·ca·soid, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Caucasoid
/ (ˈkɔːkəˌzɔɪd) /
denoting, relating to, or belonging to the lighter-complexioned supposed racial group of mankind, which includes the peoples indigenous to Europe, N Africa, SW Asia, and the Indian subcontinent and their descendants in other parts of the world
a member of this racial group
usage for Caucasoid
The word Caucasoid and other words ending in -oid and relating to racial group are controversial scientifically and best avoided
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