mulatto

Part of speech: noun

One of mingled white and negro parentage.

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Usage examples "mulatto":

  1. Suppose her aunt had really found such papers,- papers which would seem to prove the preposterous claim made by her father's mulatto mistress? - "The Marrow of Tradition", Charles W. Chesnutt.
  2. Don Custodio was on the point of protesting; that Simoun was really a rude American mulatto taking advantage of his friendship with the Captain- General to insult Padre Irene, although it may be true also that Padre Irene would hardly have set him free for so little. - "The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo'", Jose Rizal.
  3. " Come, Dandy," said Marston, addressing himself to the mulatto attendant, " bring a glass; she shall join us." - "Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter", F. Colburn Adams.