Definitions for Caucasiankɔˈkeɪ ʒən, -ʃən, -ˈkæʒ ən, -ˈkæʃ-; kɔˈkæs ɪk, -ˈkæz-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Cau•ca•siankɔˈkeɪ ʒən, -ʃən, -ˈkæʒ ən, -ˈkæʃ-; kɔˈkæs ɪk, -ˈkæz-(adj.)Cau•cas•ic

  1. of, designating, or characteristic of one of the traditional racial divisions of humankind, marked by fair to dark skin, straight to curly hair, and light to very dark eyes and orig. inhabiting Europe, parts of North Africa, W Asia, and India.

    Category: Physical Anthropology

  2. of the Caucasus region, its peoples, or their culture.

    Category: Peoples

  3. of or designating the non-Indo-European, non-Turkic languages spoken by the indigenous peoples of the Caucasus and adjacent areas.

    Category: Peoples

  4. (n.)a person having Caucasian physical characteristics.

    Category: Physical Anthropology

  5. a native or inhabitant of the Caucasus.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Caucasian:

1800–10

Princeton's WordNet

  1. White, White person, Caucasian(noun)

    a member of the Caucasoid race

  2. Caucasian, Caucasian language(adj)

    a number of languages spoken in the Caucasus that are unrelated to languages spoken elsewhere

  3. Caucasian, Caucasic(adj)

    of or relating to the geographical region of Caucasia

    "Caucasian languages"

  4. Caucasian, Caucasoid(adj)

    of or relating to Caucasian people

Wiktionary

  1. Caucasian(Noun)

    A native or inhabitant of the Caucasus.

  2. Caucasian(Noun)

    A member of the Caucasian racial classification.

  3. Caucasian(Noun)

    A person of European descent, a white person.

  4. Caucasian(Noun)

    A group of languages spoken in the Caucasus area.

  5. Caucasian(Noun)

    The White Russian, a cocktail consisting of coffee liqueur, vodka, and milk. Apparently originated in the 1998 film The Big Lebowski.

  6. Caucasian(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to the Caucasus region or its people, languages and culture.

  7. Caucasian(Adjective)

    Of a human racial classification; pertaining to people having certain phenotypical features such as straight, wavy or curly hair and very light to brown pigmented skin, and originating from Europe, parts of Northern Africa and Western, Central and South Asia.

  8. Caucasian(Adjective)

    White, being a white person: of European descent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caucasian(adj)

    of or pertaining to the Caucasus, a mountainous region between the Black and Caspian seas

  2. Caucasian(adj)

    of or pertaining to the white races of mankind, of whom the people about Mount Caucasus were formerly taken as the type

  3. Caucasian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of the Caucasus, esp. a Circassian or Georgian

  4. Caucasian(noun)

    a member of any of the white races of mankind


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