noun re·bo·zo \ri-ˈbō-(ˌ)zō, -(ˌ)sō\

Definition of rebozo



  1. :  a long scarf worn chiefly by Mexican women

Origin and Etymology of rebozo

Spanish, shawl, from rebozar to muffle, alteration of embozar to muffle, probably from Vulgar Latin *imbucciare, from Latin in- + bucca cheek

First Known Use: 1807

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