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A language family spoken in Eurasia and including Mongolian and Kalmyk. Also called Mongolian.
1. Of or relating to Mongolic.
2. Anthropology Of or relating to the Mongoloid racial classification. No longer in scientific use.
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1. (Languages) a branch or subfamily of the Altaic family of languages, including Mongolian, Kalmuck, and Buryat
2. (Peoples) another word for Mongoloid
3. (Peoples) another word for Mongoloid
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Mon•gol•oid(ˈmɒŋ gəˌlɔɪd, ˈmɒn-)
1. of, designating, or characteristic of one of the traditional racial divisions of humankind, marked by yellowish complexion, prominent cheekbones, epicanthic folds, and straight black hair and including the Mongols, Chinese, Japanese, Siamese, Eskimos, and, in some classifications, the American Indians.
2. (often l.c.) (no longer in technical use) of, affected with, or characteristic of Down syndrome.n.
3. a member of the Mongoloid race.
4. (usu. l.c.) (no longer in technical use) a person affected with Down syndrome.
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|Noun||1.||Mongolic - a family of Altaic language spoken in Mongolia|
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