Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A street band in Mexico, usually featuring violin, guitar, and trumpet players as well as vocalists.
  • noun The music performed by such a band.
  • noun A musician belonging to such a band.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a traditional form of Mexican music, either sung or purely instrumental.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to a band playing such music, or to the singers of such songs.
  • noun A group that plays mariachi music.
  • noun A member of such a group.

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  • noun a group of street musicians in Mexico

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Mexican Spanish, perhaps from an indigenous language of Mexico .]

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Borrowing from Spanish mariachi, from French mariage ("marriage").

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