Eurafrican [yoo-raf-ri-kuh n, yuh-] Word Origin adjective
- of mixed European and African descent.
- a person of European and African descent.
coined 1890 by anthropologist D.G. Brinton to designate a “race” of dark-skinned people inhabiting both sides of the Mediterranean; it was used 1920s to describe the “colored” population of South Africa, and 1960s with reference to political situations involving both continents; see Euro- + Africa.