miscegenation

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mis·ce·ge·na·tion

(mis'e-jĕ-nā'shŭn),
Marriage or interbreeding of individuals of different races.
[L. misceo, to mix, + genus, descent, race]
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miscegenation

Interbreeding between people of different racial backgrounds.
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miscegenation

(mĭs″ĕ-jē-nā′shŭn) [L. miscere, to mix, + genus, race]
Sexual relations or marriage between those of different races.
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