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Negritic

[ni-grit-ik]
adjective
  1. of or relating to blacks or to the Negritos.
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Origin of Negritic

First recorded in 1875–80; Negrit(o) + -ic
Related formsnon-Ne·grit·ic, adjective
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Negritic

adjective
  1. relating to the Negroes or the Negritos
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Word Origin and History for negritic

adj.

1878, from Negro + -itic.

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