Definition of mozo in English:

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mozo

Pronunciation: /ˈmōsō/ /-zō/

noun (plural mozos)

(In Spanish-speaking regions) a male servant or attendant.
Example sentences
  • One advertisement from 1922 announced the sale of '5000 acres and many mozos colonos who will travel to work on other plantations'. (Mozos colonos were indebted labourers.)
  • In such cases the outsider typically is a young man who moved into San Pedro to work as a mozo for a Pedrano family with sizable land holdings.
  • It was not long before he found service as a mozo in the family of a wealthy Spaniard, by whom he was taught to read and write.

Origin

Spanish, literally 'boy'.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: mo·zo

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