Definitions for octoroonˌɒk təˈrun
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person having one-eighth black ancestry; the offspring of a quadroon and a white.
Category: Physical Anthropology
Origin of octoroon:
an offspring of a quadroon and a white parent; a person who is one-eighth black
someone having one-eighth black ancestry
Origin: From octo- + -roon, alteration of ending of cuarterón