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A person who raises or tends cattle.
n, pl -men
1. (Agriculture) a person who breeds, rears, or tends cattle
2. (Agriculture) chiefly US and Canadian a person who owns or rears cattle on a large scale, usually for beef, esp the owner of a cattle ranch
cat•tle•man(ˈkæt l mən, -ˌmæn)
n., pl. -men (-mən, -ˌmɛn)
1. the owner of a cattle ranch.
2. a person who tends cattle.
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|Noun||1.||cattleman - a man who raises (or tends) cattle|
|2.||cattleman - a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback|
buckaroo, buckeroo, vaquero - local names for a cowboy (`vaquero' is used especially in southwestern and central Texas and `buckaroo' is used especially in California)
cowgirl - a woman cowboy
gaucho - a cowboy of the South American pampas
ranch hand - a hired hand on a ranch
roper - a cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses