costumbrista

noun
cos·​tum·​bris·​ta | \ ˌkōstəmˈbristə, ˌkäs-, -rēs- \
plural -s

Definition of costumbrista

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a Spanish or Latin-American writer whose work is marked by usually realistic depiction of local or regional customs and types

costumbrista

adjective

Definition of costumbrista (Entry 2 of 2)

: depicting local or regional customs, scenes, or types in literature or art a costumbrista novel a costumbrista picture

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History and Etymology for costumbrista

Noun

Spanish, from costumbre custom (from Latin consuetudin-, consuetudo) + -ista- ist

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“Costumbrista.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/costumbrista. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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