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comanchero

[ koh-man-chair-oh; Spanish kaw-mahn-che-raw ]
/ ˌkoʊ mænˈtʃɛər oʊ; Spanish ˌkɔ mɑnˈtʃɛ rɔ /
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noun, plural co·man·che·ros [koh-man-chair-ohz; Spanish kaw-mahn-che-raws]. /ˌkoʊ mænˈtʃɛər oʊz; Spanish ˌkɔ mɑnˈtʃɛ rɔs/.
an Indian trader in the U.S. Southwest, especially in the 19th century.
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Origin of comanchero

From Colonial Spanish (Texas, New Mexico), equivalent to comanch(e) Comanche + -ero, from Latin -ārius -ary
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