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half-caste

[haf-kast, hahf-kahst] /ˈhæfˌkæst, ˈhɑfˌkɑst/
noun
1.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a person of mixed race.
2.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a person of mixed European and Hindu or European and Muslim parentage.
3.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a person descended from parents of two different social strata.
adjective
4.
of or pertaining to a half-caste.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95
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British Dictionary definitions for half caste

half-caste

noun
1.
a person having parents of different races, esp the offspring of a European and an Indian
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or designating such a person
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