bracero

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noun bra·ce·ro \brä-ˈser-(ˌ)ō, -ˈse-(ˌ)rō\

Definition of bracero

plural

braceros

  1. :  a Mexican laborer admitted to the U.S. especially for seasonal contract labor in agriculture

Origin and Etymology of bracero

Spanish, laborer, from brazo arm, from Latin bracchium


First Known Use: 1920


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