mustachio

mustachio

[muh-stah-shoh, -shee-oh, -stash-oh, -stash-ee-oh]
noun, plural mustachios.
a mustache.

Origin:
1545–55; < Spanish mostacho and its source, Italian mostaccio, variant of mostacchio < Medieval Greek moustáki, Doric Greek mýstax, stem mystak- upper lip, mustache

mustachioed, adjective
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mustachio (məˈstɑːʃɪˌəʊ)
 
n , pl -chios
jocular often (often plural when considered as two halves) a moustache, esp when bushy or elaborately shaped
 
[C16: from Spanish mostacho and Italian mostaccio]

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