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mes·ti·zo

 (mĕs-tē′zō)
n. pl. mes·ti·zos or mes·ti·zoes
A person of mixed racial ancestry, especially of mixed European and Native American ancestry.

[Spanish, mixed, mestizo, from Old Spanish, mixed, from Late Latin mixtīcius, from Latin mixtus, past participle of miscēre, to mix; see meik- in Indo-European roots.]
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mestizo

(mɛˈstiːzəʊ; mɪ-) or

mestino

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
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mes•ti•zo

(mɛˈsti zoʊ)

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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mestizo - a person of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)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"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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Translations
mestis

mestizo

[mɪsˈtiːzəʊ] N (mestizos or mestizoes (pl)) (US) → mestizo/a m/f
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Arrested were Vanesa Boral, 30, and her brother Mestico, 22, residents of Barangay Sto.
The suspects were identified as Vanesa Boral, 30, and her brother Mestico Boral, 22, both residents of Barangay Sto.
Cotton Yuson Talento, spokesperson of PDEA Bicol said the operation resulted in the arrest of two drug pushers identified as Vanessa Toscano Boral, 30, and her brother Mestico, 22, both residents of Purok 2, Sto Cristo, Tabaco City.
No projeto Eu, Mestico, 2017, o artista tera como elemento de partida e suporte o livro Race and Class in Rural Brazil, um estudo patrocinado pela Columbia University com parceria da Unesco, publicado em 1952.
Mas, por ter vivido na Zambezia, que e uma zona onde houve muita miscigenacao e por querer entender um pouco mais, entrei um pouco no dilema do ser mestico. Se o Brasil e assim, aqui tambem e a mesma coisa!
E Domenica, em silencio, ve seu corpo mestico em deslocamento, sem uma meta precisa, como conta a seguir:
Em 1992 formou a Timbalada, um grupo que procurava fazer o chamado afropop, estilo mestico de diversas linguagens sonoras, produto da heranca de varias influencias fragmentadas.
Num pais que se reconhecia como mestico desde meados do seculo XIX, admitir a relevancia de tais teorias cientificas merecia um tratamento especial e a tentativa de extirpar o mal, senao ao menos de corrigi-lo.