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herder

[ hur-der ]
/ ˈhɜr dər /
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noun
a person in charge of a herd, especially of cattle or sheep.
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Origin of herder

First recorded in 1625–35; herd2 + -er1

Other definitions for herder (2 of 2)

Herder
[ her-duhr ]
/ ˈhɛr dər /

noun
Jo·hann Gott·fried von [yoh-hahn gawt-freet fuhn], /ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈgɔt frit fən/, 1744–1803, German philosopher and poet.
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British Dictionary definitions for herder (1 of 2)

herder
/ (ˈhɜːdə) /

noun
mainly US a person who cares for or drives herds of cattle or flocks of sheep, esp on an open rangeBrit equivalent: herdsman

British Dictionary definitions for herder (2 of 2)

Herder
/ (German ˈhɛrdər) /

noun
Johann Gottfried von (joˈhan ˈɡɔtfriːt fɔn). 1744–1803, German philosopher, critic, and poet, the leading figure in the Sturm und Drang movement in German literature. His chief work is Outlines of a Philosophy of the History of Man (1784–91)
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