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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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

  1. boy (young male)
  2. (Brazil) coat stand, coat rack

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /manˈθebo/, [mãn̟ˈθeβo]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /manˈsebo/, [mãnˈseβo]

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. (rare) juvenile

NounEdit

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

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

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