Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person of mixed Brazilian Indian and European or African ancestry.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Portuguese, of Tupian origin.

Examples

  • Maria da Gloria and Liberal, ready; a corvette, in Alagoas, which will soon be ready, named the Massaió: of the brigs of war, Guarani ready, and the Cacique and Caboclo under repair; besides several ships in ordinary, and various schooners.

    Journal of a Voyage to Brazil And Residence There During Part of the Years 1821, 1822, 1823

  • Caboclo -- hat, shirt, trousers, and no shoes or stockings.

    Through the Brazilian Wilderness

  • In a study of three traditional Caboclo populations in the Amazon region of Brazil, açaí palm was described as the most important plant species because the fruit makes up such a major component of diet (up to 42\% of the total food intake by weight) and is economically valuable in the region.

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  • Caboclo and the frigate Constituição, this last carrying a Lynx helicopter.

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  • Caboclo had 15 kills on 31 swings with four errors for a .355 hitting percentage.

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  • The Brazilian naval ship Caboclo arrived in the coastal city Recife, carrying a significant amount of debris and passengers 'baggage, the military said in an e-mailed statement.

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  • The Scorpions finally put together a string of points on two straight kills by Caboclo, giving the Scorpions an 18-15 lead.

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  • Caboclo had seven kills on 18 swings without an error for a

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  • The search and rescue coordination centre at Recife Air Base One of the workstations in the Recife SAR centre The Brazilian Navy patrol ship Caboclo tied up in Recife harbour Wreckage from Air France Airbus F-GZCP on the quarterdeck of the Caboclo Starting the unloading of debris from the Caboclo

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  • Meanwhile, the Brazilian patrol ship Caboclo arrived in the port of Recife on Friday, June 19, carrying a significant amount of wreckage, plus luggage from the crashed aeroplane.

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