gachupin

noun
ga·​chu·​pin | \¦gächə¦pēn\
plural -s

Definition of gachupin 

chiefly Southwest, sometimes disparaging

: a Spanish settler in America who immigrated from Spain

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History and Etymology for gachupin

American Spanish gachupín, cachupín, from obsolete Spanish cachopín block, trunk, blockhead, from cachopo hollow or dry trunk of a tree, from cacho pot, shard

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