- /mɒŋˈgoʊliən/ (say mong'gohleeuhn)
1. relating to Mongolia, its people, or language.
2. Anthropology Mongoloid.
3. (often lower case) Pathology Obsolete affected with Down syndrome.
4. a native or inhabitant of Mongolia.
5. a subfamily of languages, including the language of Mongolia, a member of the Altaic linguistic family.
6. any of the languages of this family.
7. food cooked in the Mongolian style: we were thinking of Mongolian tonight.
Usage: The use of this term in the sense of def. 3 is now regarded as offensive. See also the note at Mongoloid.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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