mestizo


mestizo
adj.
1 of mixed racial ancestry, mestizo.
2 crossbred.
3 hybrid.
f. & m.
person of mixed racial ancestry, Creole, half-caste, person of mixed race.
pres.indicat.
1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: mestizar.
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mestizo
adjetivo
1 of mixed race, mestizo
2 peyorativo half-breed
nombre masculino,nombre femenino
1 person of mixed race, mestizo
2 peyorativo half-breed
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mestizo, -a
1.
ADJ [persona] mixed-race; [sociedad] racially mixed; [raza] mixed; [animal] crossbred, mongrel pey; [planta] hybrid
2.
SM / F (=persona) mestizo, half-caste pey; (=animal) crossbreed, mongrel pey; (=planta) hybrid
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I
-za adjetivo
a) <persona> of mixed race, particularly of Indian and white parentage

de sangre mestiza — of mixed blood

b) <animal> crossbred
c) <planta> hybrid
II
-za masculino, femenino mestizo, person of mixed race
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= half-caste, mixed race, half-breed.
Ex. Australian government forbade intermarriage between whites & Aboriginals & half-castes with Aboriginals.
Ex. Do people of mixed race feel caught between two stools or are they nestling in the best of both worlds?.
Ex. From such unions sprang families of 'half-breeds,' as the children of white parent and Indian parent were termed.
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* perro mestizo = mongrel.
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I
-za adjetivo
a) <persona> of mixed race, particularly of Indian and white parentage

de sangre mestiza — of mixed blood

b) <animal> crossbred
c) <planta> hybrid
II
-za masculino, femenino mestizo, person of mixed race
* * *
= half-caste, mixed race, half-breed.

Ex: Australian government forbade intermarriage between whites & Aboriginals & half-castes with Aboriginals.

Ex: Do people of mixed race feel caught between two stools or are they nestling in the best of both worlds?.
Ex: From such unions sprang families of 'half-breeds,' as the children of white parent and Indian parent were termed.
* perro mestizo = mongrel.

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mestizo1 -za
adjective
1 ‹persona› of mixed race, particularly of Indian and white parentage
de sangre mestiza of mixed blood o race
2 ‹animal› crossbred
3 ‹planta› hybrid
mestizo2 -za
masculine, feminine
half-caste, mestizo, person of mixed race
los derechos de los mestizos the rights of people of mixed race
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mestizo
-za adjetivo

a)personaof mixed race (particularly of Indian and white parentage);

de sangre mestiza of mixed blood

b)animalcrossbred

■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
mestizo, person of mixed race
mestizo,-a
I adjetivo (persona) of mixed race
II sustantivo masculino y femenino mestizo, person of mixed race
'mestizo' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
acholada
- acholado
- mestiza
- chino
- ladino
English:
half-breed
- half-caste
- mongrel
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mestizo, -a
adj
1. [persona] of mixed race, half-caste
2. [animal, planta] cross-bred
nm,f
person of mixed race, half-caste
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mestizo
m person of mixed race
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mestizo, -za adj
1) : of mixed ancestry
2) híbrido: hybrid
mestizo, -za n
: person of mixed ancestry

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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