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English Dictionary: mestizo by the DICT Development Group
2 results for mestizo
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a person of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)
    Synonym(s): mestizo, ladino
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Mestizo \Mes*ti"zo\, n.; pl. {Mestizos}. [Sp. mestizo; akin to
      OF. mestis, F. m[82]tis; all fr. (assumed) LL. mixtitius, fr.
      L. mixtus mixed, p. p. of miscere to mix. See {Mix}, and cf.
      {Mestee}, {M[90]tif}, {M[90]tis}, {Mustee}.]
      The offspring of an Indian or a negro and a European or
      person of European stock. [Spanish America]
      {Mestizo wool}, wool imported from South America, and
            produced by mixed breeds of sheep.
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