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Definition of Negro

Negro
Negro Ne"gro, n.; pl. Negroes. [Sp. or Pg. negro, fr. negro black, L. niger; perh. akin to E. night.] A black man; especially, one of a race of black or very dark persons who inhabit the greater part of tropical Africa, and are distinguished by crisped or curly hair, flat noses, and thick protruding lips; also, any black person of unmixed African blood, wherever found.
Negro
Negro Ne"gro, a. Of or pertaining to negroes; black. Negro bug (Zo["o]l.), a minute black bug common on the raspberry and blackberry. It produced a very disagreeable flavor. negro corn, the Indian millet or durra; -- so called in the West Indies. see Durra. --McElrath. Negro fly (Zo["o]l.), a black dipterous fly (Psila ros[ae]) which, in the larval state, is injurious to carrots; -- called also carrot fly. Negro head (Com.), Cavendish tobacco. [Cant] --McElrath. Negro monkey (Zo["o]l.), the moor monkey.

Meaning of Negro from wikipedia

- Negro (plural Negroes) is a dated term historically used to denote persons considered to be of Negroid heritage. The term can be construed as offensive...
- The Negro Motorist Green Book (at times styled The Negro Motorist Green-Book or titled The Negro Travelers' Green Book) was an annual guidebook for African-American...
- United States, the Magical Negro is a supporting stock character who comes to the aid of white protagonists in a film. Magical Negro characters, who often...
- The Negro is a book by W. E. B. Du Bois published in 1915 and released in electronic form by Project Gutenberg in 2011. It is an overview of African-American...
- template Infobox film is being considered for merging. › I Am Not Your Negro is a 2016 do****entary film directed by Raoul Peck, based on James Baldwin's...
- New York, spanning the 1920s. During the time, it was known as the "New Negro Movement", named after the 1925 anthology by Alain Locke. The Movement also...
- The Negro leagues were United States professional baseball leagues comprising teams predominantly made up of African Americans and, to a lesser extent...
- Negros may refer to: Negros Island, an island of the Philippines located in the Visayas group which consists of: Negros Occidental, a province of the...
- revolution, Negro movement, black civil rights movement, U.S. civil rights movement, 1960s civil rights movement, Negro revolution, Negro American revolution...
- "El Negro" is the nickname of: Fernando "El Negro" Chamorro (1933-1994), Nicaraguan rebel Roberto Fontanarrosa (1944-2007), Argentine cartoonist Alejandro...
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