charro

noun

char·​ro
ˈchä(ˌ)rō
plural -s
: a Mexican horseman or cowboy typically dressed in an elaborately decorated outfit of close-fitting pants, jacket or serape, and sombrero

Word History

Etymology

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, rude, coarse, rustic, of poor taste, from Basque txar bad, defective, weak

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“Charro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/charro. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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