slatee

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slatee (plural slatees)

  1. (historical) A black African or mulatto slave trader.
    • 1986, Terry Alford, Prince Among Slaves (page 23)
      An English slave trader who dealt with these slatees wrote on such subjects, "If they are captured that have been particularly active in wars — a King, Prince, or their sons — no price can purchase them."

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