Definition of

Eurasian

  1. (noun, person) a person of mixed European and Asian descent
  2. (adj, pert) relating to, or coming from, Europe and Asia
    the Eurasian landmass is the largest in the world

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Synonyms of Eurasian

eurasiatic

Alternate forms of Eurasian

Derivations: eurasia, eurasian

Hypernyms: asian, asiatic, european

Origin of the word Eurasian

  1. 1844, from Eur(opean) + Asian. Originally of children of British-East Indian marriages; sense of "of Europe and Asia considered as one continent" is from 1868. Eurafrican, similarly formed, was coined 1890 by anthropologist D.G. Brinton to designate a "race" of dark-skinned people inhabiting both sides of the Mediterranean; it was used 1920s to describe the… more

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Words that sound like Eurasian

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