American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A person of mixed racial ancestry, especially of mixed European and Native American ancestry.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The offspring of a person of mixed blood; especially, a person of mixed Spanish and American Indian parentage.
- n. A person of mixed ancestry, especially one of Spanish and Native American heritage.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Spanish America The offspring of an Indian or a negro and a European or person of European stock.
- n. a person of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)
- Spanish, mixed, mestizo, from Old Spanish, mixed, from Late Latin mixtīcius, from Latin mixtus, past participle of miscēre, to mix; see meik- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“He's better off passing as a Latin American mestizo”
“He's better off passing as a Latin American mestizo bobbylee Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 05: 26 PM EST”
“The bureau now recognizes peoples who are traditionally viewed (using arbitrary criteria) as indigenous in Mexico, Central and South America, but it does not recognize those who are considered "mestizo" -- peoples who are at least part, if not primarily, native.”
“According to CIA statistics (Mexico has none), 90 percent of Mexicans are mestizo, which is another way of saying brown.”
“Among the participants, 28/31 (90%) were male, 25/31 (81%) were self-identified as mestizo, and 19/31 (61%) had an education above high school.”
“A study through genetics has come up with how the 'mestizo' characteristics in Latin America came about.”
“VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Science/Nature | Study unlocks Latin American past'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'A study through genetics has come up with how the "mestizo" characteristics in Latin America came about.”
“MEXICO CITY -- The historical election of the first "mestizo" to the White House would go a long way toward redeeming the promise of the United States in the eyes of the world, particularly after the truly ruinous Bush tenure.”
“In the Tropic photo their physical appearance though not necessarily their actual lineage could be described as more 'mestizo', in contrast to a more Afro-Latino look.”
“The vast majority of Mexicans are "mestizo" (of mixed European and indigenous blood).”
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