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Veddoid

[ ved-oid ]
/ ˈvɛd ɔɪd /
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noun
a member of an ancient people of southern and southeastern Asia and northern Australia.
adjective
of or relating to Veddoids.
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Origin of Veddoid

First recorded in 1945–50; Vedd(a) + -oid

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British Dictionary definitions for Veddoid

Veddoid
/ (ˈvɛdɔɪd) /

adjective
of, relating to, or resembling the Vedda
noun
a Vedda
a member of a postulated prehistoric race of S Asia, having slender build, dark complexion, and wavy hair: thought to be ancestors of the Vedda
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