grazier

noun
gra·​zier | \ ˈgrā-zhər How to pronounce grazier (audio) \

Definition of grazier

1 : a person who grazes cattle broadly : rancher
2 Australia : a sheep raiser

Examples of grazier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Scientists discovered a new partial skeleton of pterosaur and promptly named it 'Butch'," 3 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of grazier

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Grazier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grazier. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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