Segregate

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Mexican Segregate F Gomez Farias TAMP MX 11-X-91 3.jpg

Etymology

Latin segregatus, past participle of segregare, from se- apart + greg-, grex herd — more at secede

Definitions

Transitive verb

  • 1 : to separate or set apart from others or from the general mass : isolate
  • 2 : to cause or force the separation of (as from the rest of society)

Intransitive verb

  • 1 : separate, withdraw
  • 2 : to practice or enforce a policy of segregation
  • 3 : to undergo genetic segregation