rodeo


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ro·de·o

 (rō′dē-ō′, rō-dā′ō)
n. pl. ro·de·os
1. A public competition or exhibition in which skills such as riding broncos or roping calves are displayed.
2. Archaic
a. A cattle roundup.
b. An enclosure for keeping cattle that have been rounded up.

[Spanish, corral, rodeo, from rodear, to surround, from rueda, wheel, from Latin rota; see ret- in Indo-European roots.]

rodeo

(ˈrəʊdɪˌəʊ)
n, pl -os
1. a display of the skills of cowboys, including bareback riding, steer wrangling, etc
2. (Agriculture) the rounding up of cattle for branding, counting, inspection, etc
3. (Agriculture) an enclosure for cattle that have been rounded up
[C19: from Spanish, from rodear to go around, from rueda a wheel, from Latin rota]

ro•de•o

(ˈroʊ diˌoʊ, roʊˈdeɪ oʊ)

n., pl. -de•os.
1. a public exhibition of cowboy skills, as bronco riding.
2. a roundup of cattle.
[1825–35; < Sp: derivative of rodear to go round, derivative of rueda wheel < Latin rota]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rodeo - an exhibition of cowboy skillsrodeo - an exhibition of cowboy skills  
bronco busting - breaking a bronco to saddle
calf roping - capturing a calf with a lasso and binding its feet
steer roping - capturing a steer with a lasso
exhibition - the act of exhibiting; "a remarkable exhibition of musicianship"
2.rodeo - an enclosure for cattle that have been rounded up
pen - an enclosure for confining livestock
Translations
مُباراة رُكوب الخَيْل الجامِحَه
rodeo
rodeo
rodeó
ródeó, kúrekasÿning
rodeo
rodeo
rodeo

rodeo

[ˈrəʊdɪəʊ] Nrodeo m, charreada f (Mex)

rodeo

[ˈrəʊdiəʊ rəʊˈdeɪəʊ]
nrodéo m
modif [rider, performer] → de rodéo

rodeo

nRodeo nt

rodeo

[ˈrəʊdɪəʊ] nrodeo

rodeo

(ˈrəudiou) plural ˈrodeos noun
especially in the United States, a show or contest of riding, lassoing etc.
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