ran·​che·​ro | \ ran-ˈcher-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce ranchero (audio) , rän- \
plural rancheros

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Recent Examples on the Web At Bahia Agua Verde the following day, cruisers can visit a local ranchero, take a mule ride, or explore the coast in a small skiff. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 15 Nov. 2021 Highlights include huevos rancheros, chicken apricot salad and Parmesan-crusted swordfish. Los Angeles Times, 4 May 2020 There's also factory huevos rancheros that include black beans, crispy tortillas, sunny side up eggs, a spicy sauce, and your choice of Mexican toppings such as avocado and sour cream. Jennifer Aldrich, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Apr. 2020 Ochoa’s last meal consisted of beef tacos with cheese and salsa, ranchero beans, steamed rice, carrots, flour tortillas, meatloaf, tomato gravy, mashed potatoes, green salad, pineapple, a slice of bread, punch and tea. Imelda García, Dallas News, 8 Feb. 2020 But the long, flat, striated slab of beef under the ranchero sauce on my plate looked, sawed and chewed like undercooked skirt steak, no matter what it was called. Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, 26 Dec. 2019 Tlahco brought it back to the border for righteous cheese Enchiladas Don Julio and a quartet of tacos dorados, fried crispy with steamy centers of mashed potatoes and a dress of meaty chicharrón prensado and ranchero sauce. Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, 5 Dec. 2019 Both Vicente and Alex were nominated for best ranchero/mariachi album, but lost to Christian Nodal. Mesfin Fekadu, chicagotribune.com, 15 Nov. 2019 Un ranchero encuentra una veta de oro y celebra en la cantina, pero el hecho lo hace blanco de un ambicioso asesino. Los Angeles Times, 4 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of ranchero

1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ranchero

Mexican Spanish, from rancho

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“Ranchero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ranchero. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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