Meaning of gaucho


Pronunciation: (gou'chō Sp. gou'chô), [key]
— pl. -chos
  1. a native cowboy of the South American pampas, usually of mixed Spanish and Indian ancestry.
  2. Also calledwide, calf-length trousers for men or women modeled after the trousers worn by South American gauchos.
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