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montero

[mon-tair-oh; Spanish mawn-te-raw]
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noun, plural mon·te·ros [mon-tair-ohz; Spanish mawn-te-raws] /mɒnˈtɛər oʊz; Spanish mɔnˈtɛ rɔs/.
  1. 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 monte mount2 + -ero < Latin -ārius -ary
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montero

noun plural -ros (-rəʊz, Spanish -ros)
  1. a round cap with a flap at the back worn by hunters, esp in Spain in the 17th and 18th centuries
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Word Origin

C17: from Spanish, literally: mountaineer
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