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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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(TCTI) have recently signed a seven-year Limited Exclusivity Commercial License Agreement to promote the commercialization and nationwide distribution of three IRRI-developed elite rice hybrids namely Mestiso 71, Mestiso 77, and Mestiso 89.
recently inked a seven-year limited exclusivity commercial license agreement to promote the commercialization and nationwide distribution of three IRRI-developed elite rice hybrids: Mestiso 71, Mestiso 77, and Mestiso 89.
In a statement, IRRI said it signed a seven-year limited exclusivity commercial license agreement with TCTI to promote the commercialization and nationwide distribution of its seeds: Mestiso 71, Mestiso 77 and Mestiso 89.
(3) What Gage's English-American offered as new was a first-hand account, or an eye-witness narrative, not only of "the Spanish Navigation to those Parts", as he likewise explained, but also, and this was even more remarkable, "of their [Spaniards'] Dominions, Government, Religion, Forts, Castles, Ports, Havens, Commodities, fashions, behavior of Spaniards, Priests and Friers, Blackmores, Mulatto's, Mestiso's, Indians; and of their Feasts and Solemnities" (1648: front page).