Quadroon

quadroon

The offspring of a mulatto and a white person; a person quarter-blooded.

Alternative forms: quarteron, quarteroon, and quateron.

Origin: F. Quarteron, or Sp. Cuarteron. See Quarter a fourth part, and cf. Quarteron.

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