Definition of Negro noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Negro

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈniːɡrəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈniːɡroʊ//
 
(pl. Negroes)(old-fashioned, often offensive)
 
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a member of a race of people with dark skin who originally came from Africa Word Originvia Spanish and Portuguese from Latin niger, nigr- ‘black’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Negro