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 for Negro
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Negro \Ne"gro\ (n[=e]"gr[-o]), n.; pl. Negroes
     (n[=e]"gr[=o]z). [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.
     [1913 Webster]
     2. A person of dark skin color descended at least in part
        from African negroes; in the United States, an
        African-American. [U.S. usage, sometimes considered

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Negro \Ne"gro\, a.
     Of or pertaining to negroes; black.
     [1913 Webster]
     Negro bug (Zool.), a minute black bug common on the
        raspberry and blackberry. It produces a very disagreeable
     negro corn, the Indian millet or durra; -- so called in the
        West Indies. See Durra. --McElrath.
     Negro+fly+(Zool.),+a+black+dipterous+fly+({Psila+rosae">Negro fly (Zool.), a black dipterous fly ({Psila rosae)
        which, in the larval state, is injurious to carrots; --
        called also carrot fly.
     Negro head (Com.), Cavendish tobacco. [Cant] --McElrath.
     Negro monkey (Zool.), the moor monkey.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: relating to or characteristic of or being a member of the
             traditional racial division of mankind having brown to
             black pigmentation and tightly curled hair
      n 1: a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose
           ancestors came from Africa) [syn: Black, Black person,
           blackamoor, Negro, Negroid]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "Negro":
     American Indian, Amerind, Australian aborigine, Bushman, Caucasian,
     Indian, Malayan, Mister Charley, Mongolian, Negrillo, Negrito,
     Oriental, Red Indian, WASP, black, black man, blackfellow, boy,
     brown man, burrhead, colored person, coon, darky, gook, honky,
     jigaboo, jungle bunny, nigger, niggra, ofay, paleface, pygmy,
     red man, redskin, slant-eye, spade, the Man, white, white man,
     whitey, yellow man

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  NEGRO, n.  The _piece de resistance_ in the American political
  problem.  Representing him by the letter n, the Republicans begin to
  build their equation thus:  "Let n = the white man."  This, however,
  appears to give an unsatisfactory solution.

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