ranch-eros

ranchero

[ran-chair-oh; Spanish rahn-che-raw]
noun, plural rancheros [ran-chair-ohz; Spanish rahn-che-raws] (in Spanish America and the southwestern U.S.)
a rancher.

Origin:
1820–30; < Spanish, equivalent to ranch(o) ranch + -ero < Latin -ārius -ary

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ranchero (rɑːnˈtʃɛərəʊ)
 
n , pl -ros
(Southwestern US) another word for rancher
 
[C19: from American Spanish]

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