Mongoloid

Mon"go*loid

(?), n. A person affected with Down syndrome; -- not a technical term.
[PJC]

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Mon"gols

(?),

Mon*go"li*ans

(?) }, n. pl. (Ethnol.) One of the great races of man, including the greater part of the inhabitants of China, Japan, and the interior of Asia, with branches in Northern Europe and other parts of the world. By some American Indians are considered a branch of the Mongols. In a more restricted sense, the inhabitants of Mongolia and adjacent countries, including the Burats and the Kalmuks.
[1913 Webster]

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Mon"goose

,

Mon"goos

} (?), n.;
pl. Mongooses (#)
1. (Zol.) A species of ichneumon (Herpestes griseus), native of India. Applied also to other allied species, as the African banded mongoose (Crossarchus fasciatus).
[Written also mungoose, mungoos, mungous.]

[1913 Webster]

2. [Tamil manegos.] A Madagascan lemur (Lemur mongos).
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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