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- adj. a member of the racial classification of humanity composed of many peoples inhabiting Europe, the Northeast Atlantic, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, West Asia, South Asia and parts of Central Asia, as well as their descendants in other regions of the world.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. belonging to the caucasian racial group.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as Caucasian, including Huxley's divisions melanochroic and xanthochroic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to Caucasian people
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But according to anthropologist Donald K. Grayson of the University of Washington, "the use of the term caucasoid really is a red flag, suggesting that whites were here earlier and Indians were here later, and there's absolutely no reason to think that."
Meanwhile, word got around that the bones displayed "caucasoid" characteristics, which set off neo-Pagans and white supremacists who claimed the remains were possibly a "white" ancestor of theirs.
There is an old theory about human origins that posits a negroid racial origin from gorillas, a caucasoid racial origin from chimpanzees and a mongoloid racial origin from orangutans.
I might be reborn as clearheaded cockeyed caucasoid less dumb and more clever she thresa and me trevor. posted at on 6 oct 2006
Althouse - Aryan caucasoid stock plus Semetic caucasian?
For the race caucasoid, the whimsical suit belongs to the stage only, for on the street he is become the clown.
Afro-Americans appear only in the context of caucasoid action, usually on the receiving end.
Ashcroft wants to ferret out and prosecute the darkies, and so does high-and-mighty-whitey--no wonder no one has cried "foul." in fact, almost no one has cried out at all. only the barest local news coverage has bothered to discuss the caucasoid seizures and subsequent arrests/convictions, even though status reports on this matter have made their way into Dubya's daily domestic briefings.
These traits are not characteristic of modern American Indians in the area, though many of them are common among caucasoid peoples, and for this reason Chatters initially thought the skeleton was Caucasian.
Brown-complexioned caucasoid, middle-aged, well-dressed, doubtless a local person who'd landed a few minutes before he did.