Definition of poncho noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpɒntʃəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːntʃoʊ//
(pl. ponchos)
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a type of coat without sleeves, made from one large piece of cloth with a hole in the middle for the head to go through Word Originearly 18th cent.: from South American Spanish, from Araucanian (a language spoken by Native Americans in Chile and Argentina).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: poncho