nigritude


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nigritude

(ˈnɪɡrɪˌtjuːd)
n
rare blackness; darkness
[C17: from Latin nigritūdō, from niger black]

nig•ri•tude

(ˈnɪg rɪˌtud, -ˌtyud, ˈnaɪ grɪ-)

n.
complete darkness or blackness.
[1645–55; < Latin nigritūdō blackness, black color]

nigritude

the condition of being black; blackness.
See also: Blackening and Blackness, Race
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