caballero

noun
ca·​bal·​le·​ro | \ ˌka-bə-ˈler-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce caballero (audio) , -bə(l)-ˈyer- How to pronounce caballero (audio) \
plural caballeros

Definition of caballero

2 chiefly Southwest : horseman

First Known Use of caballero

1600, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for caballero

Spanish, from Late Latin caballarius hostler — more at cavalier entry 2

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