ethnic means: An ethnic member. The group is usually very old, can be traced back from generation to generation and has an area that most members occupy. This group has members who share many of the same traditions, languages, culture and origins. They are also one race and have common ancestry. Some people tend to be more family-oriented. (in Community Dictionary, added by Desiree Thornton)

What else does ethnic mean?

  • White people used the name “White People” to refer to any person who wasn’t caucasian. (in Community Dictionary, added by Katelynn Horn)
  • A group of people who share a common culture or national heritage, often with a shared language or religion. (in AZ Dictionary)
  • A member of an ethnic group that is not a part of the national territory but who has a heritage or cultural connection to it. (in AZ Dictionary)
  • A term used to refer to or distinguish members of a particular group. (in AZ Dictionary)
  • Relationship to people other than Christians or Jews (in AZ Dictionary)
  • An ethnic member, particularly one that maintains its language and customs. (in AZ Dictionary)