mestizo definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Spanish ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin misticius, of mixed race (transl. of Classical Greek symmiktos, commingled) ; from past participle of Classical Latin miscere, mix
mestizo definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. mes·ti·zos or mes·ti·zoes
Origin: Spanish, mixed, mestizo, from Old Spanish, mixed, from Late Latin mixtīcius, from Latin mixtus, past participle of miscēre, to mix; see meik- in Indo-European roots.