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Meaning of SAMBO

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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]
    
    
    
    2. In Central America, an Indian and negro half-breed, or
       mixed blood.
    
    
    
    
  2. \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.
    
    
    
    
 

 

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