rebosa

reboso

[ri-boh-soh]
noun, plural rebosos.
Also, rebosa [ri-boh-suh] .
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rebozo

[ri-boh-soh, -zoh; Spanish re-baw-thaw, -saw]
noun, plural rebozos [ri-boh-sohz, -zohz; Spanish re-baw-thaws, -saws] .
a long woven scarf, often of fine material, worn over the head and shoulders by Spanish and Mexican women.
Also, reboso, rebosa, riboso, ribozo.


Origin:
1800–10; < Spanish: scarf, shawl, equivalent to re- re- + bozo muzzle

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rebozo (rɪˈbəʊzəʊ, Spanish reˈβoθo)
 
n , pl -zos
a long wool or linen scarf covering the shoulders and head, worn by Latin American women
 
[C19: from Spanish: shawl, from rebozar to muffle]

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