Pronunciation: (haf'kast", häf'käst"), [key]
1. a person of mixed race.
2. a person of mixed European and Hindu or European and Muslim parentage.
3. a person descended from parents of different social strata.
of or pertaining to a half-caste.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.