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negro

Origin: Sp. Or Pg. Negro, fr. Negro black, L. Niger; perh. Akin to E. Night.

A black man; especially, one of a race of black or very dark persons who inhabit the greater part of tropical Africa, and are distinguished by crisped or curly hair, flat noses, and thick protruding lips; also, any black person of unmixed african blood, wherever found.

Of or pertaining to negroes; black.

(Science: zoology) Negro bug, a minute black bug common on the raspberry and blackberry. It produced a very disagreeable flavor. Negro corn, the indian millet or durra; so called in the west Indies. See Durra.

(Science: zoology) Negro fly, Cavendish tobacco.

(Science: zoology) Negro monkey, the moor monkey.


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Re: strange beetle

I would guess it was a Hemiptera and not a beetle. Perhaps a negro bug?

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Darwin and Racism

... between man in a more civilized state, as we may hope, even than the Caucasian, and some ape as low as a baboon, instead of as now between the negro or Australian [Aborigine] and the gorilla. The Descent of Man p.178 If I go to my bookstore to the science section, what I see predominantly is ...

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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... anyway it seems that all the people that have been refferenced by blue cafe are saying that all the studies havnt been totaly equal and that the negro population hasnt been represented accuratly due to disiese mutation and poor health, in my opion an acuarte sample of the african poulation. i ...

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by rabidbadger
Tue Jan 20, 2009 11:57 am
 
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Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... size, cranial morphology, climate, and time machines. Current Anthropology, 25, 301-330. Bean, R. B. (1906). Some racial peculiarities of the Negro brain. American Journal of Anatomy, 5, 353-432. Bouchard, T. J. Jr., Lykken, D. T., McGue, M., Segal, N. L., & Tellegen, A. (1990). Sources ...

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Fri May 16, 2008 12:14 am
 
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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... is also misleading. Brigham examined the First World War intelligence tests given to 15,543 White officers, 93,955 White recruits, and 23,596 'Negro' recruits. The White recruits were subdivided into 81,465 native born ('Nordic' in origin) and 12,492 foreign born (categorized by country of ...

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Fri May 16, 2008 12:13 am
 
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