Rebozo definition

rĭ-bōsō, -zō
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A long scarf worn over the head and shoulders chiefly by Mexican women.
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In Spain and some Spanish American countries, a long scarf worn by women around the head and shoulders.
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A woman's garment of Mexico, a rectangular piece of fabric worn as a scarf or shawl and sometimes used to carry children or goods.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
rebozo
Plural:
rebozos

Origin of rebozo

  • Spanish from rebozar to muffle with a shawl re- back (from Latin re–) bozo muzzle, mouth (from Vulgar Latin bucceum) (from Latin bucca cheek)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary