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Ne·gro

 (nē′grō)
n. pl. Ne·groes Often Offensive
1. A black person.
2. A member of the Negroid race. Not in scientific use.

[Spanish and Portuguese negro, black, black person, from Latin niger, nigr-, black; see nekw-t- in Indo-European roots.]

Ne′gro adj.

Negro

(ˈniːɡrəʊ)
n, pl -groes
(Peoples) a member of any of the dark-skinned indigenous peoples of Africa and their descendants elsewhere
adj
(Peoples) relating to or characteristic of Negroes
[C16: from Spanish or Portuguese: black, from Latin niger black]
ˈNegroˌism n

Negro

(ˈneɪɡrəʊ; ˈnɛɡ-)
n
1. (Placename) a river in NW South America, rising in E Colombia (as the Guainía) and flowing east, then south as part of the border between Colombia and Venezuela, entering Brazil and continuing southeast to join the Amazon at Manáus. Length: about 2250 km (1400 miles)
2. (Placename) a river in S central Argentina, formed by the confluence of the Neuquén and Limay Rivers and flowing east and southeast to the Atlantic. Length: about 1014 km (630 miles)
3. (Placename) a river in central Uruguay, rising in S Brazil and flowing southwest into the Uruguay River. Length: about 467 km (290 miles)

Ne•gro1

(ˈni groʊ)

n., pl. -groes,
adj. Older Use: Sometimes Offensive. n.
1. a member of any of the indigenous peoples of sub-Saharan Africa, or one of their descendants.
adj.
2. of or designating Negroes.
[1545–55; < Sp and Portuguese negro black < Latin nigrum, masculine acc. of niger black]
usage: See black.

Ne•gro2

(ˈneɪ groʊ; Sp. ˈnɛ grɔ)
; Port. ne′gro͝o),
n.
1. a river in NW South America, flowing SE from Colombia into the Amazon. 1400 mi. (2255 km) long.
2. a river in S Argentina, flowing E from the Andes to the Atlantic. 700 mi. (1125 km) long.
3. a river in SE South America, flowing SW from Brazil into the Uruguay River. ab. 500 mi. (800 km) long.
Portuguese, Rio Negro. Spanish, Río Negro.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Negro - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)Negro - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
person of color, person of colour - (formal) any non-European non-white person
Negress - a Black woman or girl
Black race, Negro race, Negroid race - a dark-skinned race
Black man - a man who is Black
Black woman - a woman who is Black
colored, colored person - a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive
darkey, darkie, darky - (ethnic slur) offensive term for Black people
jigaboo, nigga, nigger, nigra, coon, spade - (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person; "only a Black can call another Black a nigga"
Tom, Uncle Tom - (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
picaninny, piccaninny, pickaninny - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
Adj.1.negro - relating to or characteristic of or being a member of the traditional racial division of mankind having brown to black pigmentation and tightly curled hair
black - of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin; "a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization"- Martin Luther King Jr.
Translations
زِنْجي، رَجُل أسْوَد
černoch
neger
néger
svertingi
negras
nēģeris

Negro

[ˈniːgrəʊ] (pej in US)
A. ADJnegro
B. N (Negroes (pl)) → negro m
C. Negro spiritual Nespiritual m

Negro

[ˈniːgrəʊ] [Negroes] (pl) (old-fashioned)
adj
(gen)noir(e)
[music, arts] → nègre, noir(e)
nNoir(e) m/f

Negro

(neg!)
adjNeger- (neg!); Negro slaveNegersklave m/-sklavin f
nSchwarze(r) m, → Neger m (neg!)

Negro

[ˈniːgrəʊ] (offensive)
1. adjnegro/a
2. n (-es (pl)) → negro/a

Negro

(ˈniːgrəu) feminine ˈNegress: plural ˈNegroes noun
a name for a person belonging to or descended from the black-skinned race from the area of Africa south of the Sahara.
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