Caboclo

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from the Tupi (a native South American language) word kaa-boc, meaning one who has got the colour of copper.

Noun[edit]

Caboclo m (plural Caboclos)

  1. (Brasil) a South American descended from the indigenous peoples of Brazil
  2. (Brasil) a Brasilian of mixed Caucasian and Native American ancestry; used especially to refer to those living in the Amazon Rain Forest.