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 (plural Negroes) is a term historically used to denote persons considered to be of Negroid heritage. The term can be construed...
- 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...
- 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...
- The Battle of Negro Fort (also called the Battle of Prospect Bluff or the Battle of African Fort) was a brief and destructive siege of a fortification...
- "El Negro" is the nickname of: Fernando "El Negro" Chamorro (1933-1994), Nicaraguan rebel Roberto Fontanarrosa (1944-2007), Argentine cartoonist Alejandro...
- In United States history, a free Negro or free black was the legal status, in the geographic area of the United States, of blacks who were not slaves...
- I Am Not Your Negro is a 2016 do****entary film directed by Raoul Peck, based on James Baldwin's unfinished m****cript Remember This House. Narrated by...
- Negro Matapacos (translated as Black Cop-Killer) was a Chilean dog that acquired fame due to his parti****tion in the street protests that took place...
- The Negro leagues were United States professional baseball leagues comprising teams predominantly made up of African Americans and, to a lesser extent...
- 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...
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