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Oxford dictionary definition of the word oriental:
1of, from, or characteristic of Asia, especially East Asia:
(Oriental) Zoology relating to or denoting a zoogeographical region comprising Asia south of the Himalayas and Indonesia west of Wallace’s line. Distinctive animals include pandas, gibbons, tree shrews, tarsiers, and moonrats.
2(of a pearl or other jewel) orient.
a person of Asian, especially East Asian, descent.
(also orientalise) verb
late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin orientalis, from orient- (see orient)
The term oriental has an out-of-date feel as a term denoting people from Asia; it tends to be associated with a rather offensive stereotype of the people and their customs as inscrutable and exotic. In US English Asian is the standard accepted term in modern use; in British English, where Asian tends to denote people from the Indian subcontinent, specific terms such as Chinese or Japanese are more likely to be used.