Definitions

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  • n. A child born of a white father and American Indian mother.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A child born of a white father and Indian mother.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Brazil, the offspring of a white and a negro, or a white and a Brazilian Indian.

Etymologies

Portuguese (Wiktionary)

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  • Image search hits both.

    March 4, 2009

  • Depending on who you believe, this either means a particular brand of Napoleonic soldier (wearing a turban), or "rompers" (some kind of garment likely manufactured by Oshkosh by Gosh)

    March 4, 2009