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gaucho (n.)

"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.

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Definitions of gaucho from WordNet

gaucho (n.)
a cowboy of the South American pampas;
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