[pis-tl-air-oh; Spanish pees-taw-le-raw] /ˌpɪs tlˈɛər oʊ; Spanish ˌpis tɔˈlɛ rɔ/

noun, plural pistoleros
[pis-tl-air-ohz; Spanish pees-taw-le-raws] /ˌpɪs tlˈɛər oʊz; Spanish ˌpis tɔˈlɛ rɔs/ (Show IPA) (esp. in Mexico and Central America)
a member of an armed band of roving mounted bandits.
a gunman or hired killer.

1937, from Spanish; see pistolier.

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