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multiracial

[ muhl-tee-rey-shuhl, muhl-tahy- ]
/ ˌmʌl tiˈreɪ ʃəl, ˌmʌl taɪ- /
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adjective
consisting of, representing, or combining members of more than one racial group: multiracial communities.
(of a person) descended from more than one racial group.
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Origin of multiracial

First recorded in 1920–25; multi- + racial

OTHER WORDS FROM multiracial

mul·ti·ra·cial·ism, nounmul·ti·ra·cial·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for multiracial

multiracial
/ (ˌmʌltɪˈreɪʃəl) /

adjective
comprising people of many races

Derived forms of multiracial

multiracialism, noun
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