Mescalero

noun
Mes·​ca·​le·​ro | \ ˌme-skə-ˈler-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce Mescalero (audio) \
plural Mescalero or Mescaleros

Definition of Mescalero

: a member of an Apache people of Texas and New Mexico

First Known Use of Mescalero

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mescalero

American Spanish, from mezcal, mescal maguey, mescal liquor

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“Mescalero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mescalero. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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