cafuso

noun ca·fu·so \kəˈfü(ˌ)zō\

Definition of cafuso

plural

-s

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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