[ me-stee-zuh, mi- ]
/ mɛˈsti zə, mɪ- /


a woman of mixed racial or ethnic ancestry, especially, in Latin America, of mixed American Indian and European descent or, in the Philippines, of mixed native and foreign descent.

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Origin of mestiza

From Spanish Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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