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MULATTO (Span. and Port. mulato, dimi...

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 958 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MULATTO (Span. and Port. mulato, diminutive of mulo, Lat. mulus, a mule, used as denoting a hybrid origin), a person one of whose parents is of a white race and the other a negro. In Latin America such half-breeds are sometimes called mestizos.
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