Meaning of Negroid in English:


Pronunciation /ˈniːɡrɔɪd/

Translate Negroid into Spanish


dated, offensive
  • Relating to the division of humankind represented by the indigenous peoples of central and southern Africa.


The term Negroid belongs to a set of terms introduced by 19th-century anthropologists attempting to categorize human races. Such terms are associated with outdated notions of racial types, and so are now potentially offensive and best avoided. See Mongoloid