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mestiza

[me-stee-zuh, mi-] /mɛˈsti zə, mɪ-/
noun
1.
a woman of racially mixed ancestry, especially, in Latin America, of mixed American Indian and European ancestry or, in the Philippines, of mixed native and foreign ancestry.
Origin
< Spanish
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  • mestiza dresses are made of expensive fabric and lace, adorned with em-broidery.

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