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caboclo

[kuh-baw-kloo, -kloh, -boh-; Portuguese kuh-baw-kloo] /kəˈbɔ klu, -kloʊ, -ˈboʊ-; Portuguese kəˈbɔ klʊ/
noun, plural caboclos
[kuh-baw-klooz, -klohz; Portuguese kuh-baw-kloo sh] /kəˈbɔ kluz, -kloʊz; Portuguese kəˈbɔ klʊʃ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a Brazilian of Indian or mixed Indian and white ancestry.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Portuguese < Tupi caboco, caboculo, caboclo
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