charro

noun
char·​ro | \ ˈchä(ˌ)rō \
plural -s

Definition of charro

: a Mexican horseman or cowboy typically dressed in an elaborately decorated outfit of close-fitting pants, jacket or serape, and sombrero

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History and Etymology for charro

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 5 Aug. 2021.

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