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sheepherder

[ sheep-hur-der ]
/ ˈʃipˌhɜr dər /
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noun

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Origin of sheepherder

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; sheep + herder

OTHER WORDS FROM sheepherder

sheepherding, noun, adjective
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