Caucasoid [kô′kə soid΄]
[from the erroneous notion that the orig. home of the hypothetical Indo-Europeans was the Caucasus]
designating or of one of the major geographical varieties of human beings, including peoples of Europe, Africa, the Near East, India, etc., who are generally characterized by tall stature, straight or wavy hair, etc.: loosely called the white race although it embraces many peoples of dark skin color: see RACE2
a member of the Caucasoid population

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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  • caucasoid — adj. belonging to the caucasian racial group. Syn: caucasian. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caucasoid — adjective a member of the racial classification of humanity composed of peoples indigenous to Europe, the Northeast Atlantic<!Many Commonwealth people see Europe as something separate from the British Isles and, by extension, Iceland, whereas… …   Wiktionary

  • Caucasoid — adjective or noun see Caucasian …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Caucasoid — /kaw keuh soyd /, adj., n. Caucasian (defs. 1, 4). [1900 05; CAUCAS(IAN) + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • Caucasoid —    Of or pertaining to the so called white race, characterized by a skin color ranging from very white to dark brown. A member of this ethic group; a Caucasian …   Forensic science glossary

  • Caucasoid — n. white man, Caucasian man adj. Caucasian, white skinned …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Caucasoid — [ kɔ:kəsɔɪd] adjective relating to the Caucasian division of humankind. noun a Caucasian …   English new terms dictionary

  • caucasoid — cau·ca·soid …   English syllables

  • Caucasoid — Cau•ca•soid [[t]ˈkɔ kəˌsɔɪd[/t]] adj. n. pan Caucasian 1), Caucasian 4) • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • Caucasoid — /ˈkɔkəzɔɪd/ (say kawkuhzoyd) adjective → Caucasian (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

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