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 Webster]

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  • Quateron — Qua ter*on, n. See 2d {Quarteron}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quateron — obs. variant of quadroon …   Useful english dictionary

  • quateron — n. Quadroon …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quarteron — 1. (kar te ron) s. m. 1°   Poids qui est la quatrième partie d une livre. 2°   La quatrième partie d une livre dans les choses qui se vendent au poids. Un quarteron de beurre. 3°   La quatrième partie d un cent dans les choses qui se vendent par… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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