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



BrE BrE//sɒmˈbreərəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//sɑːmˈbreroʊ//
(pl. sombreros)
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a Mexican hat for men that is tall with a very wide brim, turned up at the edges Word OriginSpanish, from sombra ‘shade’, based on Latin sub ‘under’ + umbra ‘shade’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sombrero