miscegenation

[mi-sej-uh-ney-shuhn, mis-i-juh-]
noun
1.
marriage or cohabitation between two people of different races, especially, in the U.S., between a black and a white person.
2.
interbreeding between members of different races.
3.
the mixing or a mixture of races by interbreeding.

Origin:
irregular < Latin miscē(re) to mix + gen(us) race, stock, species + -ation; allegedly coined by U.S. journalist David Goodman Croly (1829–89) in a pamphlet published anonymously in 1864

miscegenetic [mis-i-juh-net-ik, mi-sej-uh-] , adjective
antimiscegenation, noun, adjective
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miscegenation (ˌmɪsɪdʒɪˈneɪʃən)
 
n
interbreeding of races, esp where differences of pigmentation are involved
 
[C19: from Latin miscēre to mingle + genus race]
 
miscegenetic
 
adj

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miscegenation
1864, coined irregularly in Amer.Eng. from L. miscere "mix" (see mix) + genus "race" (see genus). Related: Miscegenate (v.).
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miscegenation mis·ceg·e·na·tion (mĭ-sěj'ə-nā'shən, mĭs'ĭ-jə-)
n.
marriage or sexual relations between individuals of different races.

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miscegenation

marriage or cohabitation by persons of different race. Theories that the anatomical disharmony of children resulted from miscegenation were discredited by 20th-century genetics and anthropology. Although it is now accepted that modern populations are the result of the continuous mixing of various populations since prehistoric times, taboos on miscegenation-in some instances legally enforced-have existed and continue to exist in many race-based societies. In South Africa the official policy of apartheid for many years included legal prohibitions on miscegenation. In the United States many states had laws against interracial marriage until the Supreme Court declared them unconstitutional in 1967.

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It is notable, however, that the producers do not permit the miscegenation to exist long.
The decisive factor here is the disparity of race and the rhetoric of miscegenation.
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