haleneger

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hale +‎ neger. Originally from a misconception that entire African races were tail people – people whose coccygeal vertebrae were straightened, thus creating a small tail.

Noun[edit]

haleneger

  1. (now offensive, ethnic slur) a person from a culture perceived as uncivilized or foreign, especially a dark-skinned African person

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