gaucho
noun (plural gauchos) Etymology: American Spanish Date: 1824 a cowboy of the South American pampas

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  • Gaucho — ( gaúcho in Portuguese, gaucho in Spanish) is a term commonly used to describe residents of the South American pampas, chacos or Patagonian grasslands, found principally in parts of Argentina, Uruguay, Southern Chile and Rio Grande do Sul, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Gaúcho — Gaucho Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gaucho (homonymie). Gauchos de la provincia de Corrientes en Argentine Le terme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gaucho — s.m. Păzitor de vite în pampasul argentinian. [pr.: gáu cio] – cuv. sp. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  GÁUCHO s.m. Văcar (din Argentina şi din regiunea Rio de la Plata). [pron. gau cio. / < sp. gaucho] …   Dicționar Român

  • gaucho — gaucho, cha 1. adj. Arg. y Ur. Perteneciente o relativo a los gauchos. Un apero gaucho. 2. Arg. y Ur. Dicho de una persona: Noble, valiente y generosa. 3. Arg. Dicho de un animal o de una cosa: Que proporciona satisfacción por su rendimiento. 4.… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Gaucho — Gau cho (gou ch[ o]), n., pl. {Gauchos} (gou ch[ o]z) [Sp.] One of the native inhabitants of the South American pampas, of Spanish American descent. They live mostly by rearing cattle. Hence, a South American cowboy, especially on the pampas.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gaucho — (Gautscho), s. Argentinische Republik, Thl. I. S. 244 …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Gaucho — er betegnelsen for en cowboy i Argentina …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Gaucho — Gaucho,der:⇨Hirt …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • gaucho — / gautʃo/ s.m., sp. [etimo incerto] (pl. gauchos ). [custode di mandrie a cavallo nelle pampas argentine] ▶◀ ‖ bovaro, buttero, cow boy, mandriano, vaccaro …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • gaucho — 1824, from Sp., probably from a native S.Amer. language, Cf. Araucanian cauchu wanderer …   Etymology dictionary

  • gaúcho — s. m. [Brasil] Diz se do habitante dos campos do Rio Grande do Sul ou das pampas da Argentina que, descendendo de europeu e de índia, se dedica a caçar com laço e a criar gado vacum e cavalar …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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