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Adjective: ethnic  eth-nik
  1. Denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    "influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"; "ethnic food"; "influenced by ethnic and ethnical ties";
    - cultural, ethnical
  2. Not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam
    "His goal was to eliminate ethnic practices among the Indians";
    - heathen, heathenish, pagan
  3. Having foreign origin or roots
    "There are many ethnic Indonesians in the Netherlands"
Noun: ethnic  eth-nik
  1. A person who is a member of an ethnic group

Derived forms: ethnics

See also: irreligious, social

Type of: individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: Ethnic, cultural and religious groups of Bahrain