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Noun: pickaninny  'pi-ku,ni-nee
Usage: US, offensive
  1. (ethnic slur) a Black child

Derived forms: pickaninnies

Type of: African American [archaic], African-American, Afro-American [archaic], Black, child, fry, kid, minor, Negro, nestling, nipper, shaver, small fry, tiddler [Brit], tike, tyke, wean [UK, Ireland], youngster

Encyclopedia: Pickaninny