jackeroo

noun
jack·​e·​roo | \ ˌjakəˈrü \
plural -s

Definition of jackeroo

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Australia
: a green hand working as an apprentice on a sheep ranch
jack·​e·​roo | \ " \
jackerooed; jackerooed; jackerooing; jackeroos

Definition of jackeroo (Entry 2 of 2)

Australia
: to work as a jackeroo

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History and Etymology for jackeroo

Noun

alteration of jackaroo, from jack entry 1 + -aroo (as in kangaroo)

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“Jackeroo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jackeroo. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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