Miscegenation Definition

mĭ-sĕjə-nāshən, mĭsĭ-jə-
noun
Marriage or sexual relations between a man and woman of different races, esp., in the U.S., between a white and a black.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Miscegenation

  • Latin miscēre to mix meik- in Indo-European roots genus race genə- in Indo-European roots –ation

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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