caballero

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish caballero

Noun[edit]

caballero (plural caballeros)

  1. A horseman, particularly in the Latin American context
    • 2007 January 26, Roberta Smith, “Outside In”:
      Here we usually find the caballero aiming his pistol in one direction while pointing his reined-in steed in another, as if ready to wheel and dash to safety.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin caballārius.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caballero m (plural caballeros)

  1. gentleman
  2. cowboy (more common in South America)
  3. horseman
  4. knight
  5. cavalier

Synonyms[edit]