(Sp. model spelled same [sipoléro]< cíbolo and the agentive suffix -ero 'profession or trade')
   Carlisle: 1928. A buffalo hunter. Watts indicates that the term refers to the mestizos who hunted buffalo with lances or bows and arrows. He indicates that these were the precursors of the unpopular Comancheros. Spanish sources do not reference this term, but it follows typical morphological patterns.

Cowboy Talk. A Dictionary of Spanish Terms. . 2013.

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  • cibolero — cib·o·le·ro …   English syllables

  • cibolero — ˌsibəˈleˌrō noun ( s) Etymology: Mexican Spanish, from Spanish cíbolo buffalo (from Cíbola) + ero er (from Latin arius) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Comanche history — For a summary of Comanche history see Comanche. Comanche territory c.1850 Forming a part of the Eastern Shoshone linguistic group in southeastern Wyoming who moved on to the buffalo Plains around 1500 AD (based on glottochronological estimations) …   Wikipedia

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