from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Eurasia.
  • adjective Of mixed European and Asian ancestry.
  • noun A person of mixed European and Asian ancestry.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Eurasia.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to Eurasia; consisting of both Europe and Asia. See Eurasia.
  • Having both European and Asian connections; combining European and Asiatic blood. See II.
  • noun A half-caste one of whose parents is European, or of pure European descent, and the other Asiatic: originally restricted to one born in Hindustan of a Hindu mother and a European (especially a Portuguese) father, but now applied to all half-breeds of mixed Asiatic and European blood, and their offspring. Also called chee-chee.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A child of a European parent on the one side and an Asiatic on the other.
  • noun One born of European parents in Asia.
  • adjective Of European and Asiatic descent; of or pertaining to both Europe and Asia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the continent of Eurasia.
  • noun A member of the Caucasoid and/or Mongoloid racial classifications of humanity; any person native to the Eurasian continent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person of mixed European and Asian descent
  • adjective relating to, or coming from, Europe and Asia


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