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1. Of, for, or consisting of members of two races.
2. Having parents of two different races.

bi·ra′cial·ism n.


(Anthropology & Ethnology) for, representing, or including members of two races, esp White and Black
biˈracialism n
biˈracially adv


(baɪˈreɪ ʃəl)

consisting of, representing, or combining members of two separate races.
bi•ra′cial•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.biracial - consisting of or combining two racesbiracial - consisting of or combining two races; "a biracial committee"
racial - of or characteristic of race or races or arising from differences among groups; "racial differences"; "racial discrimination"
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