I notice the word "race" isn't used. Is WOTC looking to exchange that word with another, perhaps more accurate word? I feel 'species' captures what it really is better, but it feels a bit too sciency.
— Inpheksion (@Inpheksion) June 23, 2020
Fun fact: the word "species" has been in use since at least the 14th century, which is in a time period D&D often emulates.
— Jeremy Crawford (@JeremyECrawford) June 23, 2020