Nigritude
Nigritude Nig"ri*tude, n. [L. nigritudo, fr. niger black.] Blackness; the state of being black. --Lamb. [1913 Webster]

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  • Nigritude — or negritude means blackness. It can also refer to: * Négritude, an African political movement of the 1930s. * Nigritude ultramarine, a search engine optimization contest of 2004 …   Wikipedia

  • nigritude — [nig′rə to͞od΄, nig′rətyo͞od΄] n. [L nigritudo < niger, black] blackness or darkness …   English World dictionary

  • nigritude — /nig ri toohd , tyoohd , nuy gri /, n. complete darkness or blackness. [1645 55; < L nigritudo blackness, black color, equiv. to nigr (s. of niger) black + i I + tudo TUDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • nigritude — nɪgrɪtuːd / tju n. blackness, darkness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nigritude — [ nɪgrɪtju:d] noun rare blackness. Origin C17: from L. nigritudo blackness , from niger, nigr black …   English new terms dictionary

  • nigritude — nig·ri·tude …   English syllables

  • nigritude — nig•ri•tude [[t]ˈnɪg rɪˌtud, ˌtyud, ˈnaɪ grɪ [/t]] n. complete darkness or blackness • Etymology: 1645–55; < L nigritūdō blackness, black color …   From formal English to slang

  • nigritude — /ˈnɪgrətjud/ (say nigruhtyoohd), / tʃud/ (say choohd) noun 1. blackness. 2. something black. 3. → negritude. {Latin nigritūdo} …   Australian English dictionary

  • nigritude — n. blackness. Etymology: L nigritudo (as NIGRESCENT) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ne|gri|tude — «NEE gruh tood, tyood; NEH gruh », noun. 1. Often, Negritude. the distinctive qualities or characteristics of blacks, especially African blacks: »Black men…have discovered the “African personality” and “negritude,” and their attitude to blackness …   Useful english dictionary

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