mancebo

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

mancebo m (plural mancebos, feminine manceba, feminine plural mancebas)

  1. boy (young male)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *mancipus "slave", from Latin mancipum "purchase, property", also "a bought slave".

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mancebo m ‎(feminine singular manceba, masculine plural mancebos, feminine plural mancebas)

  1. (rare) juvenile

Noun[edit]

mancebo m ‎(plural mancebos, feminine manceba)

  1. (archaic) youth
  2. (archaic) young servant, waiter
  3. (rare) bachelor

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