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sambo

sambo


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sambo  \Sam"bo\,  n.  [Sp.  zambo,  sambo.] 
  A  colloquial  or  humorous  appellation  for  a  negro;  sometimes 
  the  offspring  of  a  black  person  and  a  mulatto;  a  zambo. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sambo  \Sam"bo\,  n.  [Sp.  zambo  bandy-legged,  the  child  of  a  negro 
  and  an  Indian;  prob.  of  African  origin.] 
  1.  A  negro;  sometimes  the  offspring  of  a  black  person  and  a 
  mulatto.  [Colloq.  or  Humorous]