[kuh-baw-kloo, -kloh, -boh-; Portuguese kuh-baw-kloo]
- a Brazilian of Indian or mixed Indian and white ancestry.
Origin of caboclo
1810–20; < Portuguese < Tupi caboco, caboculo, caboclo
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Examples from the Web for caboclo
The caboclo rushed to the cabin and made for the room where the candle was burning.
The caboclo Indian did not remove his eyes from the pigeon-house.
A squat, swarthy man with rugged features, a caboclo, of white and Indian blood.The Record of Currupira
The caboclo slid down lightly along the trunk and saw two little bodies who were whining, staggering, dragging themselves along.