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Melungeon

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EtymologyEdit

(Can this(+) etymology be sourced?) Origin uncertain. Perhaps from French mélange (mixture) + English -ian; perhaps from Arabic ملعون جن (malʕūn jinn, lost soul, cursed soul); perhaps from malengine; perhaps from melongene; or perhaps none of these.

AdjectiveEdit

Melungeon (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to any of several similar Mestee groups currently and historically found in the Southeastern United States, all of uncertain or disputed origin.

NounEdit

Melungeon (plural Melungeons)

  1. A Melungeon person.

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