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Etymology

From the Greek ethnos "people".

Adjective

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Positive
ethnic

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  1. Of or related to a group of people having common racial, national, religious, or cultural origins.
  2. Incompletely assimilated.
    There are many ethnic Indonesians in the Netherlands
  3. Belonging to a foreign culture.
    I like to eat ethnic food

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Noun

Singular
ethnic

Plural
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  1. (rare) An ethnic person.

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