mustachio

[ muh-stah-shoh, -shee-oh, -stash-oh, -stash-ee-oh ]
/ məˈstɑ ʃoʊ, -ʃiˌoʊ, -ˈstæʃ oʊ, -ˈstæʃ iˌoʊ /

noun, plural mus·ta·chios.

a mustache.

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Origin of mustachio

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

OTHER WORDS FROM mustachio

mus·ta·chioed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mustachio

mustachio
/ (məˈstɑːʃɪˌəʊ) /

noun plural -chios

(often plural when considered as two halves) often jocular a moustache, esp when bushy or elaborately shaped

Word Origin for mustachio

C16: from Spanish mostacho and Italian mostaccio
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