swineherd

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noun swine·herd \ -ˌhərd \

Definition of swineherd

:one who tends swine

First Known Use of swineherd

before 12th century


SWINEHERD Defined for English Language Learners

swineherd

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noun

Definition of swineherd for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to take care of pigs


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