Definitions for bracerobrɑˈsɛər oʊ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a Mexican laborer admitted legally into the U.S. for a short period to perform seasonal, usu. agricultural, labor.
Origin of bracero:
1915–20; < Sp: laborer, lit., one who swings his arms
a Mexican laborer who worked in the United States on farms and railroads in order to ease labor shortages during World War II
A Mexican national working as an agricultural laborer in the United States from 1942-1964, or similarly a railroad worker from 1942-1945.
Of or pertaining to braceros, and especially the Bracero Program.
Origin: From Spanish bracero ‘laborer’.