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charro

[ chahr-oh; Spanish chahr-raw ]
/ ˈtʃɑr oʊ; Spanish ˈtʃɑr rɔ /
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noun, plural char·ros [chahr-ohz; Spanish chahr-raws]. /ˈtʃɑr oʊz; Spanish ˈtʃɑr rɔs/.
a Mexican horseman or cowboy, typically one wearing an elaborate outfit, often with silver decorations, of tight trousers, ruffled shirt, short jacket, and sombrero.
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Origin of charro

1925–30; <Mexican Spanish; Spanish: rustic, countrylike <Basque txar poor, weak
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