ha·​cen·​da·​do ˌ(h)ä-sᵊn-ˈdä-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce hacendado (audio)
variants or less commonly haciendado
plural hacendados
: the owner or proprietor of a hacienda

Word History


Spanish, from hacienda

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hacendado was in 1840

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“Hacendado.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hacendado. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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