rastacouère

noun
ras·​ta·​couère
variants: or rastaquouère \ ¦rastə¦kwe(ə)r \
plural rastacouères or rastaquouères\ -​(z) \

Definition of rastacouère

: a foreign parvenu

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History and Etymology for rastacouère

French, from American Spanish arrastracuero, from Spanish arrastra he drags (3d singular present indicative of arrastrar to drag) + cuero skin, hide, from Latin corium

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“Rastacouère.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rastacou%C3%A8re. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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