"resident or native of Los Angeles," 1888, from American Spanish Angeleño, from (Los) Angeles + -eño, suffix indicating a native or resident. See Los Angeles.
or anoli, type of American lizard, 1906, from a native name in the Antilles.
Native American people of the lower Mississippi valley, 1775, a name of unknown origin.
"large, South American bird of prey," c. 1600, from American Spanish, from Quechua (Inca) cuntur, the native name for the bird.
also capibara, large South American rodent, 1774, from the Tupi (Brazilian) native name.
"a Spanish-descended native of the pampas," 1824, guacho, from Spanish gaucho, probably from a native South American language. Compare Araucanian (native language spoken in part of Chile) cauchu "wanderer." Noted for their independence and skill in horsemanship and with the lasso.
"agave plant, the American aloe," 1550s, from Spanish, from Taino (Arawakan), a native Haitian language.
Native American people of Washington State, 1852, perhaps from Sahaptin /iyakima/ "pregnant women."