mongols


mongols

noun

  1. a member of a pastoral people now living chiefly in Mongolia.
  2. a person having Mongoloid characteristics.
  3. any Mongolian language.
  4. (often lowercase) Pathology. (no longer in technical use; now considered offensive) a person affected with Down syndrome; Mongoloid.

adjective

  1. Mongolian.

noun

  1. a formerly used and now highly offensive name for a person affected by Down’s syndrome

noun

  1. a native or inhabitant of Mongolia, esp a nomad
  2. the Mongolian language

1738 (n.); 1763 (adj.), native name, said to be from mong “brave.”

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