Meaning of “mulatto” in the English Dictionary

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"mulatto" in British English

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mulattonoun [ C ]

uk /məˈlæt.əʊ/ us /məˈlæt̬.oʊ/ offensive

an offensive word for someone with one black parent and one white parent

(Definition of “mulatto” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mulatto" in American English

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mulattonoun [ C ]

us /mʊˈlɑ·t̬oʊ, mjʊ-/ dated

a person who has one black parent and one white parent or is of mixed black and white origin

(Definition of “mulatto” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)