Definition of Mameluco

1. n. A child born of a white father and Indian mother.



Definition of Mameluco

1. Noun. (context: South America) A child born of a white father and American Indian mother. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mameluco

1. a person of mixed European and South American Indian parentage [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mameluco

mamateeks
mamavirus
mamba
mambas
mambo
mamboed
mamboes
mamboing
mambos
mamee
mamees
mamelon
mamelonated
mamelonation
mamelons
mameluco (current term)
mamelucos
mameluke
mamelukes
mamenchisaur
mamenchisaurs
mamey
mamey sapote
mameyes
mameys
mamgabey
mamie
mamies
mamil-
mamilla

Literary usage of Mameluco

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1. The naturalist on the river Amazons by Henry Walter Bates (1873)
"Penna took his family with him : this comprised a smart, lively mameluco woman, named Catarina, whom we called Senhora Katita, and two children. ..."

2. The Naturalist on the River Amazons: A Record of Adventures, Habits of by Henry Walter Bates (1884)
"Penna took his family with him : this comprised a smart, lively mameluco woman, named Catarina, whom we called Senhora Katita, and two children. ..."

3. Brazil by Errol Lincoln Uys (2000)
"Here is where you belong, mameluco!" At the big house, the slave boys delivered ... "Oh, mameluco, my mother said. . . ." "What?" "You'll beat me?" "No. ..."

4. A Journey in Brazil by Louis Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz (1886)
"The mameluco is as truly a half-breed between white and Indian, the cafu/.o as truly a half-breed between negro and Indian, as is the mulatto, ..."

5. A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages, in Two Parts ...by Antonio Vieyra by Antonio Vieyra (1813)
"See mameluco. л! üi.Vi'i, sm the fruit of the trie called ... mameluco, (in the Brazils,) on begotten of an European and negro woman. ..."

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