caboclo

noun
ca·​bo·​clo | \kəˈbȯ(ˌ)klü, -ˈō-\
plural -s

Definition of caboclo 

1a : an acculturated Brazilian Indian

b : a Brazilian of mixed American Indian and European ancestry — compare mameluco

2 : a rural South American of mixed American Indian and European ancestry

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First Known Use of caboclo

1816, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for caboclo

Portuguese, from Tupi caboco, caboculo, caboclo

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