Associations to the word «Negroes»

Wiktionary

NEGRO, adjective. (dated) (possible offensive) Relating to the black ethnicity.
NEGRO, adjective. (dated) (possible offensive) Black or dark brown in color.
NEGRO, noun. Alternative letter-case form of Negro
NEGRO, noun. (dated) A person with black or dark brown skin and of African descent.
NEGRO BUG, noun. Any of the Thyreocorinae, a subfamily of shield bugs.
NEGRO BUGS, noun. Plural of negro bug
NEGRO CORN, noun. (archaic) durra; Indian millet
NEGRO LETHARGY, noun. (archaic) sleeping sickness
NEGRO MONKEY, noun. (archaic) The moor macaque.
NEGRO MONKEYS, noun. Plural of Negro monkey
NEGRO SPIRITUAL, noun. (music) A genre of African American song, usually with a Christian text, and sung a cappella with no harmony; it developed into gospel music.
NEGRO SPIRITUAL, noun. Synonym of spiritual.
NEGRO SPIRITUALS, noun. Plural of negro spiritual
NEGRO SPIRITUALS, noun. Plural of Negro spiritual
NEGRO YAM, noun. A kind of white-fleshed yam from Jamaica.
NEGRO YAMS, noun. Plural of negro yam

Dictionary definition

NEGRO, noun. A person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa).
NEGRO, adjective. Relating to or characteristic of or being a member of the traditional racial division of mankind having brown to black pigmentation and tightly curled hair.

Wise words

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