[muh-stee, muhs-tee] /mʌˈsti, ˈmʌs ti/

the offspring of a white person and a quadroon; octoroon.
a half-breed.
/mʌˈstiː; ˈmʌstiː/
the offspring of a White person and a quadroon
any person of mixed ancestry

“octoroon, offspring of a white and a quadroon,” also “half-caste,” 1690s, a corruption of Spanish mestizo (q.v.).


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