interracial

[in-ter-rey-shuh l]

adjective

of, involving, or for members of different racial groups: interracial amity.

Nearby words

  1. interproximal,
  2. interproximal space,
  3. interpunction,
  4. interpupillary,
  5. interquartile range,
  6. interracialism,
  7. interradial,
  8. interradicular alveoloplasty,
  9. interradicular space,
  10. interrecord gap

Origin of interracial

First recorded in 1885–90; inter- + racial

Related formsin·ter·ra·cial·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for interracial

interracial

adjective

conducted, involving, or existing between different races or ethnic groups
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Word Origin and History for interracial

interracial

adj.

also inter-racial, 1883, from inter- + racial.

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