[ kwo-droon ]
/ kwɒˈdrun /
noun Older Use: Offensive.
a person having one-fourth black ancestry, with one black grandparent; the offspring of a mulatto and a white person.
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Words nearby quadroon
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British Dictionary definitions for quadroon
/ (kwɒˈdruːn) /
the offspring of a Mulatto and a White person; a person who is one-quarter Black
Word Origin for quadroon
C18: from Spanish cuarterón, from cuarto quarter, from Latin quartus
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