caboceer

noun cab·o·ceer \¦kabə¦si(ə)r, -bō-, -iə\

Definition of caboceer

plural

-s

  1. :  a West African native chief

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Origin and Etymology of caboceer

Portuguese cabeceira, from cabeça head, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin capitia — more at cabezon


First Known Use: 1753


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