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octoroon vs. mulatto

[ ok-tuh-roon ]
/ ˌɒk təˈrun /

noun
  1. a person having one-eighth Black ancestry, with one Black great-grandparent; the offspring of a quadroon and a white person.
[ muh-lat-oh, -lah-toh, myoo- ]
/ məˈlæt oʊ, -ˈlɑ toʊ, myu- /

  1. (not in technical use) the offspring of one white parent and one Black parent.
  2. a person who has both Black and white ancestors.

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