noun ca·fu·so \kəˈfü(ˌ)zō\

Definition of cafuso



in Brazil, sometimes offensive

  1. :  a Latin-American of mixed American Indian and African ancestry

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Origin and Etymology of cafuso

Portuguese, perhaps of African origin; akin to Hausa ka3fur3chi1 heathenism, ka3fu1ri2 heathen

First Known Use: 1824

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capable of being understood in two ways

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