el mulato, la mulata(
moo
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lah
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toh
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (person of black and white race)
a. mixed-race person
Hay muchos mulatos en los barrios de las afueras.There are a lot of mixed-race people in the suburbs.
b. mixed-race man (masculine)
El padre del mulato que servía en la tienda era del Congo.The father of the mixed-race man who worked in the shop was from the Congo.
c. mixed-race woman (feminine)
Mis abuelos son racistas y no aprueban que salga con una mulata.My grandparents are racists and don't approve that I'm dating a mixed-race woman.
d. mulatto
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
En tiempos pasados, el club no admitía mulatos ni indios.In former times, mulattos and Indians were not allowed in the club.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (of black and white race)
a. mixed-race
Una encuesta mostró que los niños mulatos en la escuela sacaban mejores notas en los exámenes.A survey found that mixed-race children at the school performed better in tests.
b. of mixed race
La gente cree que soy negro pero en realidad soy mulato.People think I'm black, but I'm actually of mixed race.
c. mulatto
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
El vecindario ayudó a un esclavo mulato a escapar de la plantación.The neighborhood helped a mulatto slave escape the plantation.
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mulato
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. mulatto
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mulatoa mulata
adjective
mulatto
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