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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A livestock herder: a cowboy.
From Spanish vaquero (cowboy), from vaca (cow), from Latin vacca. Earliest documented use: 1826.
“‘Our steeds need to drink for the day ahead,’ the vaquero said.”
Rudolfo Anaya; My Land Sings; HarperCollins; 2001.
See more usage examples of vaquero in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
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