Definition of Negro. Meaning of Negro. Synonyms of Negro

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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

- In the English language, negro is a term historically used to denote persons considered to be of Black African heritage. The term can be construed as...
- The Negro leagues were United States professional baseball leagues comprising teams of African Americans and, to a lesser extent, Latin Americans. The...
- 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...
- House negro (also house ****) is a historical term for a house slave of African descent. Historically, a house negro had a higher status and standard...
- 1920s and 1930s. At the time, it was known as the "New Negro Movement", named after The New Negro, a 1925 anthology edited by Alain Locke. The movement...
- in Negro league baseball. The complete list is divided into four pages to reduce the size: List of Negro league baseball players (A–D) List of Negro league...
- 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...
- including those named Negro River Negro Cr**** (disambiguation) Negro Hill, Antarctica Negro Lakes, a lake in Wisconsin, US Negro Mountain, Pennsylvania...
- The Delectable Negro: Human Consumption and Homoeroticism within U.S. Slave Culture is a 2014 book by Vincent Woodard. The book explores the homoeroticism...
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