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mu·lat·to

 (mo͝o-lăt′ō, -lä′tō, myo͝o-)
n. pl. mu·lat·tos or mu·lat·toes Often Offensive
A person of mixed white and black ancestry, especially one having one white and one black parent.

[Spanish mulato, small mule, person of mixed race, mulatto, from mulo, mule, from Old Spanish, from Latin mūlus.]

mulatto

(mjuːˈlætəʊ)
n, pl -tos or -toes
1. (Genetics) a person having one Black and one White parent
2. (Peoples) a person having one Black and one White parent
adj
(Colours) of a light brown colour
[C16: from Spanish mulato young mule, variant of mulo mule1]

mu•lat•to

(məˈlæt oʊ, -ˈlɑ toʊ, myu-)

n., pl. -toes,
adj. n.
1. the offspring of one white parent and one black parent.
2. a person whose ancestry is a mixture of Negro and Caucasian.
adj.
3. of a light brown color.
[1585–95; < Sp mulato young mule =mul(o) mule1 + -ato of unclear orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mulatto - an offspring of a black and a white parentmulatto - an offspring of a black and a white parent
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
mixed-blood - a person whose ancestors belonged to two or more races
Translations

mulatto

[mjuːˈlætəʊ]
A. ADJmulato
B. N (mulattos or mulattoes (pl)) → mulato/a m/f

mulatto

[mjuːˈlætəʊ] [mulattoes] (pl) nmulâtre/esse m/f

mulatto

adjMulatten-; featureseines Mulatten/einer Mulattin; mulatto childMulattenkind nt
n pl <-es> → Mulatte m, → Mulattin f

mulatto

[mjuːˈlætəʊ] n (mulattoes (pl)) (offensive) → mulatto/a
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Asi, por ejemplo, en la ciudad de Popayan, en julio de 1649, ante el alcalde ordinario se presento el defensor del mulato Agustin, hijo del espanol Francisco Navarro y la mulata esclava Antonia, solicitando se reconfirmara legitimamente la libertad de aquel joven tras la muerte de su progenitor.
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