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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Negro  \Ne"gro\,  n.;  pl  {Negroes}.  [Sp.  or  Pg  negro,  fr  negro 
  black,  L.  niger;  perh.  akin  to  E.  night.] 
  A  black  man;  especially,  one  of  a  race  of  black  or  very  dark 
  persons  who  inhabit  the  greater  part  of  tropical  Africa,  and 
  are  distinguished  by  crisped  or  curly  hair,  flat  noses,  and 
  thick  protruding  lips;  also  any  black  person  of  unmixed 
  African  blood,  wherever  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Negro  \Ne"gro\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  negroes;  black. 
 
  {Negro  bug}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  minute  black  bug  common  on  the 
  raspberry  and  blackberry.  It  produced  a  very  disagreeable 
  flavor. 
 
  {negro  corn},  the  Indian  millet  or  durra;  --  so  called  in  the 
  West  Indies.  see  {Durra}.  --McElrath. 
 
  {Negro  fly}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  black  dipterous  fly  ({Psila 
  ros[ae]})  which  in  the  larval  state,  is  injurious  to 
  carrots;  --  called  also  {carrot  fly}. 
 
  {Negro  head}  (Com.),  Cavendish  tobacco.  [Cant]  --McElrath. 
 
  {Negro  monkey}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  moor  monkey. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  negro 
  adj  :  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  or  being  a  member  of  the 
  traditional  racial  division  of  mankind  having  brown  to 
  black  pigmentation  and  tightly  curled  hair 
  n  :  a  person  with  dark  skin  who  comes  from  Africa  (or  whose 
  ancestors  came  from  Africa)  [syn:  {Black},  {black  person}, 
  {blackamoor},  {Negro},  {Negroid}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  NEGRO,  n.  The  _piece  de  resistance_  in  the  American  political 
  problem.  Representing  him  by  the  letter  n,  the  Republicans  begin  to 
  build  their  equation  thus:  "Let  n  =  the  white  man."  This  however, 
  appears  to  give  an  unsatisfactory  solution. 
 
 




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