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cocinero

[koh-suh-nair-oh]
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noun, plural co·ci·ne·ros. Southwestern U.S.
  1. a cook, especially one working on a ranch or a trail drive.

Origin of cocinero

1835–45, Americanism; < American Spanish, Spanish: cook, equivalent to cocin(a) cooking, kitchen (see cuisine, kitchen) + -ero < Latin -ārius -ary
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