mustachio

noun
mus·ta·chio | \(ˌ)mə-ˈsta-shē-ˌō, -ˈstä-, -shō \
variants: or less commonly
plural mustachios

Definition of mustachio 

: mustache especially : a large mustache

Other Words from mustachio

mustachioed or less commonly moustachioed \(ˌ)mə-ˈsta-shē-ˌōd, -ˈstä-, -shōd \ adjective

First Known Use of mustachio

1603, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mustachio

Spanish & Italian; Spanish mostacho, from Italian mustaccio, from Old Italian

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mustachio

noun

English Language Learners Definition of mustachio

: a large mustache

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