1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Mulatto
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MULATTO (Span, and Port, mulato, diminutive of mulo, Lat. mulus, a mule, used as denoting a hybrid origin), a person one of whose parents is of a white race and the other a negro. In Latin America such half-breeds are sometimes called mestizos.