noun mes·ti·zo \-(ˌ)zō\
plural mes·ti·zos

Definition of MESTIZO

:  a person of mixed blood; specifically :  a person of mixed European and American Indian ancestry

Origin of MESTIZO

Spanish, from mestizo, adjective, mixed, from Late Latin mixticius, from Latin mixtus, past participle of miscēre to mix — more at mix
First Known Use: 1582


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