Pronunciation: (chär'ō; Sp. chär'rô), [key]
—pl. char•rosPronunciation: (chär'ōz; Sp. chär'rôs). [key]
a Mexican horseman or cowboy, typically one wearing an elaborate outfit, often with silver decorations, of tight trousers, ruffled shirt, short jacket, and sombrero.
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