mesteño

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish mesta (ownerless beast), from Medieval Latin animālia mixta (assorted animals), from Latin mixtus (mixed).

Adjective[edit]

mesteño (feminine singular mesteña, masculine plural mesteños, feminine plural mesteñas)

  1. stray (animal)
  2. untamed, wild

Noun[edit]

mesteño m (plural mesteños, feminine mesteña)

  1. stray (animal)
  2. mustang (of horses)