hacendado

noun
ha·​cen·​da·​do | \ ˌ(h)ä-sᵊn-ˈdä-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce hacendado (audio) \
variants: or less commonly haciendado \ ˌhä-​sē-​en-​ˈdä-​(ˌ)dō How to pronounce hacendado (audio) \
plural hacendados

Definition of hacendado

: the owner or proprietor of a hacienda

First Known Use of hacendado

1840, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hacendado

Spanish, from hacienda

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“Hacendado.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hacendado. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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