Eurasian

[ yoo-rey-zhuh n, -shuh n, yuh- ]
/ yʊˈreɪ ʒən, -ʃən, yə- /
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adjective

of or relating to Eurasia.
of mixed European and Asian descent.

noun

the offspring of a European and an Asian.

Origin of Eurasian

First recorded in 1835–45; Eurasi(a) + -an
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Eurasian

/ (jʊəˈreɪʃən, -ʒən) /

adjective

of or relating to Eurasia
of mixed European and Asian descent

noun

a person of mixed European and Asian descent
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Word Origin and History for eurasian

Eurasian


n.

1844, from Euro- + Asian. Originally of children of British-East Indian marriages; sense of "of Europe and Asia considered as one continent" is from 1868.

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