Definitions for "Campesino"
Keywords:  peasant, indio, agrarian, dweller, peru
Mexican peasant laborer
peasant. Term of self-address used by Cuyo CuyeƱos.
(Sp.) -- peasant, rural agriculturalist. In Peru, this term replaced the official use of the term indio (Indian) by government decree in 1969.
Spanish word for "farmer." In Nicaragua most farmers are very poor and must work for a landowner, much like African American slaves used to work for their master.
a subsistence farmer