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Of, relating to, or designating a division of the Caucasoid race associated with the northern part of Western Asia, including Anatolia, the Caucasus, and the eastern Mediterranean, characterized by a brachycephalic skull shape, a prominent nose, and dark skin and hair. Also as noun: a person of this physical type.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Science. From German armenoid from Armen- (in e.g. armenisch) + -oid.
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