bracero[brə ser′ō; Sp brä sā′rō̂]
bracero definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. braceros
a Mexican farm laborer brought into the U.S. temporarily for migrant work in harvesting crops
Origin: Spanish ; from brazo, an arm ; from Classical Latin brachium: see brace
bracero definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. bra·ce·ros
A Mexican laborer permitted to enter the United States and work for a limited period of time, especially in agriculture.
Origin: Spanish, laborer, from brazo, arm, from Latin brācchium, from Greek brakhīōn, upper arm; see mregh-u- in Indo-European roots.