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[mong-gol-ik, mon-]
  1. Mongolian(def 4).
  2. Mongoloid(def 2).
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  1. Mongolian(def 7).
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Origin of Mongolic

First recorded in 1825–35; Mongol + -ic
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Historical Examples of mongolic

  • My reasons for supposing the language to be a Turkic or Mongolic dialect are simple.


    Claude Reignier Conder

  • Asia is mainly peopled by races belonging to two great ethnographic types, the Caucasic or fair type, and the Mongolic or yellow.

  • This latter trait is fatal to any assumption of a persistence of Kirghez blood, or of any Mongolic extraction, in fact.

  • The lids of his Mongolic eyes were lowered, and the beads of jet glittered wickedly from under them.

    The Heritage of the Hills

    Arthur P. Hankins

  • The general yellow tint emphasizes their Mongolic appearance, which all travellers have noticed.

British Dictionary definitions for mongolic


  1. a branch or subfamily of the Altaic family of languages, including Mongolian, Kalmuck, and Buryat
  2. another word for Mongoloid
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