Pronunciation: (mu-lat'ō, -lä'tō, myOO-), [key]
—n., pl. -toes,
1. the offspring of one white parent and one black parent: not in technical use.
2. a person whose ancestry is a mixture of Negro and Caucasian.
of a light-brown color.
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