[ mon-tair-oh; Spanish mawn-te-raw ]
/ mɒnˈtɛər oʊ; Spanish mɔnˈtɛ rɔ /
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noun, plural mon·te·ros [mon-tair-ohz; Spanish mawn-te-raws]. /mɒnˈtɛər oʊz; Spanish mɔnˈtɛ rɔs/.

a Spanish hunter's cap, round in shape and having an earflap.



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Origin of montero

1615–25; <Spanish, special use of montero huntsman, literally, mountaineer, equivalent to montemount2 + -ero<Latin -ārius-ary
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British Dictionary definitions for montero

/ (mɒnˈtɛərəʊ, Spanish monˈtero) /

noun plural -ros (-rəʊz, Spanish -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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