Definition of milagro in English:

milagro

noun

US
  • In Mexico and among Hispanic Americans: a small object, frequently an ornament or piece of jewellery, representing the subject of a petitionary prayer, usually fastened to the image of the Virgin or of a saint to strengthen the petition or to give thanks that the petition has been granted.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Scribner's Magazine. From Spanish milagro.

Pronunciation

milagro

/mɪˈlaɡrəʊ/