[[t]ˈræŋ glər[/t]] n.
1) cvb a cowboy, esp. one in charge of saddle horses
2) a person who wrangles or disputes
Etymology: 1505–15; wrangle+ -er I; (def. 1) orig. horse-wrangler, prob. partial trans. of MexSp caballerango groom, stable boy, with -erango suggesting wrangler

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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