Veddoid

Veddoid

[ved-oid]
noun
1.
a member of an ancient race of southern and southeastern Asia and northern Australia, characterized by dark brown skin, slim build, and wavy hair.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to Veddoids.

Origin:
1945–50; Vedd(a) + -oid

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Veddoid (ˈvɛdɔɪd)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or resembling the Vedda
 
n
2.  a Vedda
3.  a member of a postulated prehistoric race of S Asia, having slender build, dark complexion, and wavy hair: thought to be ancestors of the Vedda

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