noun \hi-ˈspa-(ˌ)nō, ˈhis-pə-ˌnō\
plural His·pa·nos

Definition of HISPANO

:  a native or resident of the southwestern United States descended from Spaniards settled there before annexation; also :  mexican 1

Origin of HISPANO

American Spanish hispano, probably short for hispanoamericano, literally, Spanish-American
First Known Use: 1946

Rhymes with HISPANO


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