One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In the Indonesian and Malaysian region: a member of a people locally born but of Chinese or mixed Chinese and Malay descent; especially in Java, a member of a Chinese family long settled and acculturized in the area.
Of or relating to the Peranakans.
1940s. From Malay peranakan descendant, someone born locally.
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