Eurasian

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Etymology[edit]

Euro- +‎ Asian. Attested since 1844.[1]

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Eurasian (comparative more Eurasian, superlative most Eurasian)

  1. Of or pertaining to the continent of Eurasia, or to both Europe and Asia.
  2. Having mixed European and Asian ancestry.
    Hypernym: Whasian
    • 2018, Ling Ma, chapter 8, in Severance, →ISBN:
      They were advertising Japanese whiskeys, Macau casino-resorts, and skin-whitening creams for women. A Eurasian-looking model with black hair and blue eyes delicately stroked her cheek in a paean of self-care.

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Noun[edit]

Eurasian (plural Eurasians)

  1. Any person native to Eurasia, or descended from people native to Eurasia.
  2. A person of mixed European and Asian ancestry.
    Hypernym: Whasian
  3. (dated) A person of European ancestry born in Asia.

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  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021) , “Eurasian”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.