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nigra

see nigger.

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Examples from the Web for nigra

Historical Examples

  • Let's call it Nigra—the Black One—since like every other star it should have a name.

    The Black Star Passes

    John W Campbell

  • Well, but Nigra, I am not the devil, and so you may as well tell me whose fortune you are telling.

    The Lady of Lynn

    Walter Besant

  • Well, but, Nigra, tell me how you know him when you see him.

    The Lady of Lynn

    Walter Besant

  • At six o'clock I was in the kitchen with my mother and Nigra.

    The Lady of Lynn

    Walter Besant

  • Nigra came and joined us on the terrace, and we had tea together.

    Letters of a Diplomat's Wife

    Mary King Waddington


nigra in Medicine

nigra

(nīgrə)
n.
  1. substantia nigra
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