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biracial

[bahy-rey-shuh l] /baɪˈreɪ ʃəl/
adjective
1.
consisting of, representing, or combining members of two separate racial groups:
a biracial committee on neighborhood problems.
2.
having a biological mother from one racial group and a biological father from another:
She's proudly biracial.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; bi-1 + racial
Related forms
biracialism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for biracialism

biracial

/baɪˈreɪʃəl/
adjective
1.
for, representing, or including members of two races, esp White and Black
Derived Forms
biracialism, noun
biracially, adverb
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Word Origin and History for biracialism

biracial

adj.

also bi-racial, 1904, from bi- + racial. Related: Biracially.

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