Associations to the word «Quadroon»


QUADROON, noun. (dated) A person of three-fourths Caucasian descent and one fourth African descent.
QUADROON, adjective. (dated) Having three-fourths Caucasian descent and one-fourth African descent.

Dictionary definition

QUADROON, noun. An offspring of a mulatto and a white parent; a person who is one-quarter black.

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