from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly Texas See cowboy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A cowboy; a herdsman.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who has charge of cattle, horses, etc.; a herdsman; a cowboy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A herdsman.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. local names for a cowboy (`vaquero' is used especially in southwestern and central Texas and `buckaroo' is used especially in California)
Spanish, from vaca, cow, from Latin vacca.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Spanish, cowherd, from vaca a cow, Latin vacca. Compare vacher. (Wiktionary)