Belonging to races or nations; based on distinctions of race; ethnological.
- Of, relating to, or characteristic of a sizable group of people sharing a common and distinctive racial, national, religious, linguistic, or cultural heritage.
- Being a member of a particular ethnic group, especially belonging to a national group by heritage or culture but residing outside its national boundaries: ethnic Hungarians living in northern Serbia.
- Relating to a people not Christian or Jewish.
- A member of a particular ethnic group, especially one who maintains the language or customs of the group.