grazier

noun

gra·​zier ˈgrā-zhər How to pronounce grazier (audio)
1
: a person who grazes cattle
broadly : rancher
2
Australia : a sheep raiser

Examples of grazier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Numbers have increased steadily over the past decade, with new apprenticeship titles — dairy grazier, arborist, phlebotomist, among others — added last summer. Cleo Krejci, Journal Sentinel, 4 Aug. 2023 The 96-million-year-old pterosaur lived among dinosaurs and was found by a sheep grazier named Bob Elliott in Australia near Winton, Queensland. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 3 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of grazier was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Grazier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grazier. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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