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Meaning of VAQUERO

Pronunciation:  vâ'kehrow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  local names for a cowboy (`vaquero' is used especially in southwestern and central Texas; `buckaroo' is used especially in California)
 

VAQUERO is a 7 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: buckaroo, buckeroo
 
 See Also: cattleman, cowboy, cowhand, cowherd, cowman, cowpoke, cowpuncher, puncher

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Va*que"ro\, n. [Sp., cowherd, fr. vaca a cow, L. vacca.
Cf. {Vacher}.]
One who has charge of cattle, horses, etc.; a herdsman.
[Southwestern U. S.]

 

 

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