What does the word mulatto mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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' by 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 by F. Colburn Adams