bracero

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish bracero (laborer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /brəˈsɪərəʊ/ (or as Spanish, below)

Noun[edit]

bracero (plural braceros)

  1. A Mexican national working as an agricultural laborer in the United States from 1942-1964, or similarly a railroad worker from 1942-1945.

Adjective[edit]

bracero (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to braceros, and especially the Bracero Program.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

brazo (arm) +‎ -ero

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bracero m (plural braceros)

  1. labourer, farmhand, navvy