Definition of mozo
1 chiefly Southwest a : a male hired to assist with household work or to attend to various small jobs or to do chiefly manual work of a usually somewhat heavy or menial kind: such as (1) : a male servant : male domestic (2) : handyman (3) : a luggage porter (4) : laborer b : a waiter in a restaurant or other dining room
2 chiefly Southwest : a male hired to assist with a train of pack animals
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Origin and Etymology of mozo
Spanish, literally, boy, from Old Spanish moço
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