mozo

noun

mo·​zo
ˈmō(ˌ)sō
plural -s
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)
(3)
: a luggage porter
(4)
b
: a waiter in a restaurant or other dining room
2
chiefly Southwest : a male hired to assist with a train of pack animals

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, literally, boy, from Old Spanish moço

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“Mozo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mozo. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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