herder

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noun herd·er \ˈhər-dər\

Definition of herder

  1. :  one that herds; specifically :  a person who manages, breeds, or tends to livestock :  herdsman 1

Examples of herder in a sentence

  1. the nomadic reindeer herders of Siberia live in reindeer-skin tents

1635

First Known Use of herder

1635


Herder

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biographical name Her·der \ˈher-dər\

Definition of Herder

  1. Johann Gottfried von 1744–1803 German philosopher



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