Eurasian
Eurasian Eu*ra"sian, n. [European + Asian.] 1. A child of a European parent on the one side and an Asiatic on the other. [1913 Webster]

2. One born of European parents in Asia. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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