goatherd

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noun goat·herd \ˈgōt-ˌhərd\

Definition of goatherd

  1. :  a person who tends goats

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Origin and Etymology of goatherd

Middle English goteherd, from Old English gāthyrd


GOATHERD Defined for English Language Learners

goatherd

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Definition of goatherd for English Language Learners

  • : a person who watches over a herd of goats


GOATHERD Defined for Kids

goatherd

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noun goat·herd \ˈgōt-ˌhərd\

Definition of goatherd for Students

  1. :  a person who tends goats

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