noun (1)
san·​cho | \ ˈsaŋ(ˌ)kō \
plural -s

Definition of sancho

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a simple guitar with fiber strings played especially in west Africa


noun (2)
san·​cho | \ ˈsan(ˌ)chō \
plural -s

Definition of sancho (Entry 2 of 2)

: the nine of trumps in sancho pedro

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History and Etymology for sancho

Noun (1)

of African origin; akin to Ewe sa1ngku3 stringed instrument, guitar, Twi ô11ngkũ 3 guitar

Noun (2)

Spanish Sancho, proper name

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“Sancho.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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