Babylon 10
The world's best online dictionary

Download it's free

Definition of Racial group

Racial group Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries
The 'Lectric Law Library
A set of individuals whose identity as such is distinctive in terms of physical characteristics or biological descent. Usc 18
Courtesy of the 'Lectric Law Library.
President's DNA Initiative Glossary
A group of people defined by race, color, nationality, and ethnic or national origins.
  
Source: The President's DNA Initiative ( About )
Racial group Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Race, as a social construct, is a group of people who share similar and distinct physical characteristics. First used to refer to speakers of a common language and then to denote national affiliations, by the 17th century race began to refer to physical (i.e. phenotypical) traits. The term was often used in a general biological taxonomic sense, starting from the 19th century, to denote genetically differentiated human populations defined by phenotype.

See more at Wikipedia.org...
© This article uses material from Wikipedia® and is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License and under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License