etymology of chicano

Michael Newman Michael.Newman at QC.CUNY.EDU
Tue Apr 23 13:24:04 UTC 2013

A student of my husband's claimed in class that the word chicano originated as a blend, chico + mexicano.

Any info?

(checked the archive and found a lot on chicano but nothing on the etymology of the word, but I may have missed it)


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