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Meaning of MISCEGENATION

Pronunciation:  `misiju'neyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)
 

MISCEGENATION is a 13 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: crossbreeding, interbreeding
 
 See Also: breeding, facts of life, procreation, reproduction

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mis`ce*ge*na"tion\, n. [L. miscere to mix + the
root of genus race.]
A mixing of races; amalgamation, as by intermarriage of black
and white.

 
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