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charro

[chahr-oh; Spanish chahr-raw] /ˈtʃɑr oʊ; Spanish ˈtʃɑr rɔ/
noun, plural charros
[chahr-ohz; Spanish chahr-raws] /ˈtʃɑr oʊz; Spanish ˈtʃɑr rɔs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a Mexican horseman or cowboy, typically one wearing an elaborate outfit, often with silver decorations, of tight trousers, ruffled shirt, short jacket, and sombrero.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; < Mexican Spanish; Spanish: rustic, countrylike < Basque txar poor, weak
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