from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Anthropology Of or being a human racial classification traditionally distinguished by physical characteristics such as dark skin and dark curly hair, and including the Aboriginal peoples of Australia along with various peoples of southeast Asia, especially Melanesia and the Malay Archipelago. See Usage Note at race1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A member of the racial classification that includes Veddahs, Negritos, New Guineans, Melanesians, Micronesians and Australian aborigines.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Australioid.
Austral(ian) + -oid.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)