ca·​be·​za | \ kəˈbāzə \
plural -s

Definition of cabeza

1 Southwest : the head of a person or animal
2 : a head of a Philippine group of families

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First Known Use of cabeza

1836, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Cabeza.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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