mozo

[ moh-zoh ]
/ ˈmoʊ zoʊ /

noun, plural mo·zos.Southwestern U.S.

a waiter or male household servant.

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Origin of mozo

1830–40; <Spanish: literally, youth, servant, of obscure origin
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