noun plural but singular in construction
vie·​ji·​tos | \ vyāˈhēˌtōs \

Definition of viejitos

: a comic dance of the Tarascan Indians performed by young men dressed and masked as old men

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History and Etymology for viejitos

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, little old men, plural of viejito old man, diminutive of viejo old man, from viejo, adjective, old, from Latin vetulus, from vetus old

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“Viejitos.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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