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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Mestizo  \Mes*ti"zo\,  n.;  pl  {Mestizos}.  [Sp.  mestizo;  akin  to 
  OF  mestis,  F.  m['e]tis;  all  fr  (assumed)  LL  mixtitius  fr 
  L.  mixtus  mixed,  p.  p.  of  miscere  to  mix.  See  {Mix},  and  cf 
  {Mestee},  {M['E]tif},  {M['E]tis},  {Mustee}.] 
  The  offspring  of  an  Indian  or  a  negro  and  a  European  or 
  person  of  European  stock.  [Spanish  America] 
  {Mestizo  wool},  wool  imported  from  South  America,  and 
  produced  by  mixed  breeds  of  sheep. 

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