montero

montero

[mon-tair-oh; Spanish mawn-te-raw]
noun, plural monteros [mon-tair-ohz; Spanish mawn-te-raws] .
a Spanish hunter's cap, round in shape and having an earflap.

Origin:
1615–25; < Spanish, special use of montero huntsman, literally, mountaineer, equivalent to monte mount2 + -ero < Latin -ārius -ary

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montero (mɒnˈtɛərəʊ, Spanish monˈtero)
 
n , pl -ros
a round cap with a flap at the back worn by hunters, esp in Spain in the 17th and 18th centuries
 
[C17: from Spanish, literally: mountaineer]

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