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Eurasian

[yoo-rey-zhuh n, -shuh n, yuh-]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Eurasia.
  2. of mixed European and Asian descent.
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noun
  1. the offspring of a European and an Asian.
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Origin of Eurasian

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

adjective
  1. of or relating to Eurasia
  2. of mixed European and Asian descent
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noun
  1. 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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