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Mongolian

[ mong-goh-lee-uhn, mon- ]
/ mɒŋˈgoʊ li ən, mɒn- /
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adjective
noun
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Origin of Mongolian

First recorded in 1730–40; Mongoli(a) + -an

OTHER WORDS FROM Mongolian

non-Mon·go·li·an, adjective, nounpre-Mon·go·li·an, adjectivepseu·do-Mon·go·li·an, adjective, nountrans-Mon·go·li·an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Mongolian (1 of 2)

mongolian
/ (mɒŋˈɡəʊlɪən) /

adjective
offensive (not in technical use) of, relating to, or affected by Down's syndrome

British Dictionary definitions for Mongolian (2 of 2)

Mongolian
/ (mɒŋˈɡəʊlɪən) /

adjective
of or relating to Mongolia, its people, or their language
noun
a native of Mongolia
the language of MongoliaSee Khalkha
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Medical definitions for Mongolian

Mongolian

adj.
Relating to Down syndrome. No longer in technical use. Now considered offensive.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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