Origin of Caucasoidfrom the erroneous belief that the original home of the hypothetical Indo-Europeans was the Caucasus
- The definition of caucasoid is something relating to the Caucasian race.
An example of caucasoid is light skin.
- Caucasoid is defined as a Caucasian person.
An example of caucasoid is someone of English and Irish ancestry.
designating or of one of the major geographical varieties of human beings, including peoples of Europe, Africa, the Near East, India, etc., who are generally characterized by tall stature, straight or wavy hair, etc.: loosely called the white race although it embraces many peoples of dark skin color
a member of the Caucasoid population
Of or relating to the Caucasian racial classification. No longer in scientific use. See Usage Note at Negroid.
(comparative more Caucasoid, superlative most Caucasoid)
- (anthropology) Being a member of the racial classification of humanity composed of many peoples inhabiting Europe, the Northeast Atlantic, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, West Asia, South Asia and parts of Central Asia, as well as their descendants in other regions of the world.
- (anthropology) A member of this racial classification.
Caucasian + -oid