buckaroo


buck·a·roo

noun \ˌbə-kə-ˈrü, ˈbə-kə-ˌ\
plural -aroos also buck·eroos

Definition of BUCKAROO

1
:  cowboy

Variants of BUCKAROO

buck·a·roo also buck·er·oo \ˌbə-kə-ˈrü, ˈbə-kə-ˌ\

Examples of BUCKAROO

  1. <a rip-roaring buckaroo of the Old West>

Origin of BUCKAROO

probably by folk etymology from Spanish vaquero, from vaca cow, from Latin vacca — more at vaccine
First Known Use: 1827

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