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n. pl. mes·ti·zos or mes·ti·zoes
A person of mixed racial ancestry, especially of mixed European and Native American ancestry.
mestizo(mɛˈstiːzəʊ; mɪ-) or
n, pl -zos or -zoes
(Peoples) a person of mixed parentage, esp the offspring of a Spanish American and an American Indian
[C16: from Spanish, ultimately from Latin miscēre to mix]
mestiza fem n
n., pl. -zos, -zoes.
a person of racially mixed ancestry, esp., in Latin America, of mixed American Indian and European ancestry, or, in the Philippines, of mixed native and foreign ancestry.
[1580–90; < Sp, n. use of adj. mestizo < Late Latin mixtīcius commingled = Latin mixt(us), past participle of miscēre to mix + -īcius adj. suffix]
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|Noun||1.||mestizo - a person of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)|
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"