lechero

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lactārius, corresponding to leche +‎ -ero.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /leˈt͡ʃeɾo/, [leˈt͡ʃe.ɾo]

Adjective[edit]

lechero (feminine lechera, masculine plural lecheros, feminine plural lecheras)

  1. milky (resembling milk)
  2. milk- (containing milk or related to milk)
  3. dairy (used to produce milk)
    cabra lechera, vaca lecheradairy goat, dairy cow

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Noun[edit]

lechero m (plural lecheros, feminine lechera, feminine plural lecheras)

  1. milkman (person who delivers milk)
    • 1797, Don Ignacio Maria Ruiz de Luzuriaga, "Disertacion medica sobre el cólico de Madrid", Memorias de la Real Academia Médica de Madrid, vol. 1, Imprenta Real, page 259.
      Otra de las causas del cólico pueden ser los lecheros, mantequeros y queseros.
      Another cause of colic can be milkmen, buttermen, and cheesemongers.
  2. milker (person who milks)
    Synonym: ordeñador
  3. (Mexico) milk coffee
    Synonym: café lechero
  4. milk can

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