Paleo-Asiatic

/pay'lee oh ay'zhee at"ik, -shee-, -zee-/; esp. Brit. /pal'ee-/, n.
1. a member of any of various Mongoloid peoples of northeastern Asia.
2. Paleosiberian (def. 1).

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