quarteroon
Quadroon Quad*roon", n. [F. quarteron, or Sp. cuarteron. See {Quarter} a fourth part, and cf. {Quarteron}.] The offspring of a mulatto and a white person; a person quarter-blooded. [Written also {quarteron}, {quarteroon}, and {quateron}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Quarteroon — Quarteron Quar ter*on, Quarteroon Quar ter*oon, n. A quadroon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quarteroon — Same as quarterone …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • quarteroon — see quarteron …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quadroon — Quad*roon , n. [F. quarteron, or Sp. cuarteron. See {Quarter} a fourth part, and cf. {Quarteron}.] The offspring of a mulatto and a white person; a person quarter blooded. [Written also {quarteron}, {quarteroon}, and {quateron}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quarteron — Quadroon Quad*roon , n. [F. quarteron, or Sp. cuarteron. See {Quarter} a fourth part, and cf. {Quarteron}.] The offspring of a mulatto and a white person; a person quarter blooded. [Written also {quarteron}, {quarteroon}, and {quateron}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quarteron — Quar ter*on, Quarteroon Quar ter*oon, n. A quadroon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quateron — Quadroon Quad*roon , n. [F. quarteron, or Sp. cuarteron. See {Quarter} a fourth part, and cf. {Quarteron}.] The offspring of a mulatto and a white person; a person quarter blooded. [Written also {quarteron}, {quarteroon}, and {quateron}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quarteron — or quarteroon archaic variant of quadroon * * * quarteron, oon variants of quadroon …   Useful english dictionary

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