Definition of campesino
: a native of a Latin American rural area; especially : a Latin American Indian farmer or farm laborer
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On Saturday nights, this plaza is a raucous cacophony of pounding discoteca beats and campesinos parading into town astride show horses, but there are still tintos among the cervezas on the trays waitresses carry between tables.
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Origin and Etymology of campesino
Spanish, from campo field, country, from Latin campus field
First Known Use: 1898See Words from the same year
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