miscegenate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin misceō (mix) + genus (race). Backformation of miscegenation.

Verb[edit]

miscegenate (third-person singular simple present miscegenates, present participle miscegenating, simple past and past participle miscegenated)

  1. (US) to mix or blend
  2. (US) to mix or blend race in marriage or breeding

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