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jackeroo

or jack路a路roo

[ jak-uh-roo ]
/ 藢d蕭忙k 蓹藞ru /
Australian
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noun, plural jack路e路roos.
an inexperienced person working as an apprentice on a sheep ranch.
verb (used without object), jack路e路rooed, jack路e路roo路ing.
to work as an apprentice on a sheep ranch.
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Origin of jackeroo

1875鈥80; jack1 + (kang)aroo; cf. -eroo
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British Dictionary definitions for jackeroo

jackeroo

jackaroo

/ (藢d蕭忙k蓹藞ru藧) /

noun plural -roos
Australian informal a young male management trainee on a sheep or cattle station

Word Origin for jackeroo

C19: from jack 1 + (kang) aroo
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