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MULATTO. A person born of one white and one black parent. 7 Mass. R. 88; 2 Bailey, 558.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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the mulatta woman, who becomes the mistress of her own home, 2).
Beneath its affectation of the tragic mulatta and its ostensible reliance on the structure of the sentimental novel lurks a topsy-turvy world of race and gender politics.
Other writers (Sherrard-Johnson specifically mentions the work of Eva Allegra Raimon and Teresa Zackodnik) have attempted to explain or revisit the influence and importance of the mulatta as a trope, but Sherrard-Johnson's work differs from their studies in that she focuses on both male and female writers and artists and explicitly on "the mulatta as an iconographic coalescence of visual and literary maneuvers" (18).
About 30 per cent of the zoo's 50 mulatta monkeys appear to be overweight - with the group's top five porkers weighing almost five stone.
In both Europe and the Americas, the origins of the "mulatta" as cultural icon are linked to the erotic/exotic fantasies of a white (male) imagination.
The rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) ranges widely across Asia.
As Juliao indicates, the woman is a mulatta, but she contrasts with the darker skin of similarly dressed women represented in the Figurinhos.
Despite being prolific learners in standard discrimination tasks, rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) traditionally have shown great difficulty in learning two-choice discrimination tasks when there was stimulus-response (S-R) spatial discontiguity (see Meyer, Treichler, & Meyer, 1965).