bracero

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

Definition of bracero

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

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Origin and Etymology of bracero

Spanish, laborer, from brazo arm, from Latin bracchium


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