quadroon

Definitions:

  • A person having white ancestors except for one black grandparent. Used especially as a classification under certain European colonial legal systems and now considered offensive.
  • The offspring of a mulatto and a white person; a person having one fourth African blood.
  • Fourth in descent from a negro parent, one parent in each generation having been white.
  • The offspring of a mulatto and a white person; a person quarter-blooded.
  • A person of three-fourths <xref>Caucasian</xref> descent and one fourth <xref>African</xref> descent.
  • Having three-fourths <xref>Caucasian</xref> descent and one-fourth <xref>African</xref> descent.
  • an offspring of a mulatto and a white parent; a person who is one-quarter black
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