comanchero

comanchero

[koh-man-chair-oh; Spanish kaw-mahn-che-raw]
noun, plural comancheros [koh-man-chair-ohz; Spanish kaw-mahn-che-raws] .
an Indian trader in the U.S. Southwest, especially in the 19th century.

Origin:
< American Spanish (Texas, New Mexico), equivalent to comanch(e) Comanche + -ero < Latin -ārius -ary

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