noun ma·ri·a·chi \ˌmär-ē-ˈä-chē, ˌmer-\

: a type of lively Mexican street music played by a band of trumpets and guitars

Full Definition of MARIACHI

:  a Mexican street band; also :  a musician belonging to such a band
:  the music performed by a mariachi

Origin of MARIACHI

Mexican Spanish, perhaps modification of French mariage marriage
First Known Use: 1927


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