adjective Etymology: Australia + English -oid Date: 1864 in some classifications of or relating to a racial group including the Australian aborigines and other peoples of southern Asia and Pacific islands • Australoid noun

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  • australoid — AUSTRALOÍD, Ă, australoizi, de, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. (La pl.) Populaţie negroidă din Australia şi Oceania; (şi la sg.) persoană din această populaţie. 2. adj. Care aparţine australoizilor (1), privitor la australoizi. [pr.: a us ] – Din …   Dicționar Român

  • Australoid — [ôs′trə loid΄] adj. [ AUSTRAL(IA) + OID] designating or of one of the major geographical varieties of human beings, including the Australian Aborigines, the Veddas of Sri Lanka, possibly the Ainu, etc., who are generally characterized by dark… …   English World dictionary

  • Australoid — The Australoid race is a broad racial classification. The concept s existence is based on the typological method of racial classification. [O Neil, Dennis. Biological Anthropology Terms. 2006. May 13, 2007. Palomar College. [http://anthro.palomar …   Wikipedia

  • Australoid — [ ɒstrəlɔɪd, ɔ: ] adjective relating to or denoting the broad division of humankind represented by Australian Aboriginal peoples. noun an Australoid person. Usage The term Australoid belongs to a set of terms introduced by 19th century… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Australoid — /ˈɒstrəlɔɪd / (say ostruhloyd) adjective 1. Ethnology of or relating to an ethnic classification of humankind which includes the Australian Aboriginal people and certain peoples of Asia and the Pacific islands. –noun 2. a person having the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Australoid — /aw streuh loyd /, n. 1. Anthropol. a descriptive category including principally the Australian Aborigines and sometimes including Papuans, Melanesians, various small statured peoples, as Negritos, of the Philippines, Malay Peninsula, and Andaman …   Universalium

  • Australoid — adjective A member of the racial classification that includes Veddahs, Negritos, New Guineans, Melanesians, Micronesians and Australian aborigines …   Wiktionary

  • australoid — ◆ aus|tra|lo|id 〈Adj.〉 den Australiden ähnlich [→ austral] ◆ Die Buchstabenfolge aus|tr... kann in Fremdwörtern auch aust|r... getrennt werden. * * * aus|tra|lo|id <Adj.> [zu griech. oeide̅s = ähnlich]: den Australiden zugehörige Merkmale… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • australoíd — s. m., adj. m. (sil. a us ), pl. australoízi; f. sg. australoídã, g. d. art. australoídei, pl. australoíde …   Romanian orthography

  • australoid — ◆ aus|tra|lo|id 〈Adj.〉 den Australiden ähnlich [Etym.: → austral]   ◆ Die Buchstabenfolge aus|tr… kann auch aust|r… getrennt werden. Davon ausgenommen sind Zusammensetzungen, in denen die fremdsprachigen bzw. sprachhistorischen Bestandteile… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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