bouchal

noun
bou·​chal | \ ˈbüəḵəl \
plural -s

Definition of bouchal

chiefly Irish
: young man : boy specifically : herdboy

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History and Etymology for bouchal

Irish buachaill, from Middle Irish, cowherd; akin to Welsh bugail shepherd, Breton bugel; all from a prehistoric Celtic compound whose first and second constituents respectively are akin to Greek bous cow and to Latin colere to cultivate

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“Bouchal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bouchal. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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