herder

[ hur-der ]
/ ˈhɜr dər /

noun

a person in charge of a herd, especially of cattle or sheep.

Nearby words

  1. herd immunity,
  2. herd instinct,
  3. herd tester,
  4. herd's-grass,
  5. herd-book,
  6. herder, johann gottfried von,
  7. herdic,
  8. herding dog,
  9. herdsman,
  10. herdwick

Origin of herder

First recorded in 1625–35; herd2 + -er1

Herder

[ her-duhr ]
/ ˈhɛr dər /

noun

Jo·hann Gott·fried von [yoh-hahn gawt-freet fuh n] /ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈgɔt frit fən/, 1744–1803, German philosopher and poet.
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British Dictionary definitions for herder

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

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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