nounpl. -·sei· or -·seis·
[alsoS-] a native U.S. or Canadian citizen whose grandparents were Japanese immigrants
Origin of sanseiJapanese from Sino-Japanese san, three + sei, generation
nounpl. Sansei, or San·seis
The US-born grandchild of Japanese immigrants to America.
Origin of SanseiJapanese san three ; see shamisen . sei generation ; see issei .