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n. pl. mon·te·ros
A hunter's cap with side flaps.
[Spanish, hunter, from monte, mountain, from Latin mōns, mont-; see mountain.]
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montero(mɒnˈtɛərəʊ; Spanish monˈtero)
n, pl -ros (-rəʊz; Spanish -ros)
(Clothing & Fashion) a round cap with a flap at the back worn by hunters, esp in Spain in the 17th and 18th centuries
[C17: from Spanish, literally: mountaineer]
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n., pl. -te•ros.
a Spanish hunter's cap, round in shape and having an earflap.
[1615–25; < Sp, derivative of montero huntsman, literally, mountaineer =monte mount2 + -ero < Latin -ārius -ary]
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