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Quadroon

Qua·droon'

A person with one-fourth of black blood; the offspring of a mulatto woman by a white man. The mulatto is half-blooded, one parent being white and the other black. (Latin, quatuor, four.) (See Lamb.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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