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[ran-chair-oh; Spanish rahn-che-raw] /rænˈtʃɛər oʊ; Spanish rɑnˈtʃɛ rɔ/

noun, plural rancheros
[ran-chair-ohz; Spanish rahn-che-raws] /rænˈtʃɛər oʊz; Spanish rɑnˈtʃɛ rɔs/ (Show IPA) (in Spanish America and the southwestern U.S.)
a rancher.
noun (pl) -ros
(Southwestern US) another word for rancher

“one employed on a ranch,” 1826, from American Spanish ranchero, from rancho (see ranch (n.)).


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