miscegeny

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miscegeny (uncountable)

  1. (rare) Miscegenation.
    • 1907, Josiah Morse, "The Psychology of Prejudice," International Journal of Ethics, vol. 17, no. 4, p. 499:
      If I should hold that miscegeny is bestial and a heinous crime I would be prejudiced for I would be deliberately overlooking all the resemblances between the colored and white races.
    • 2008, Ivor L. Miller, "Religious Symbolism in Cuban Political Performance," TDR, vol. 44, no. 2, p. 50:
      In her sanctuary in El Cobre near Santiago, the skin tone of la Virgen is mulatto (a child of miscegeny).