mon·​te·​ro män-ˈter-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce montero (audio)
plural monteros
: a round hunter's cap with ear flaps

Word History


Spanish, hunter, from monte mountain

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of montero was in 1611

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Cite this Entry

“Montero.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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