terceron

noun ter·ce·ron \¦tersə¦rȯn\

Definition of terceron

plural

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Origin and Etymology of terceron

American Spanish tercerón, from Spanish tercero third, from Latin tertiarius containing a third part; from being third in descent from a black person — more at tertiary


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