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Noun: buckaroo  ,bú-ku'roo
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Local names for a cowboy ('vaquero' is used especially in southwestern and central Texas and 'buckaroo' is used especially in California)
    - vaquero [US], buckeroo [N. Amer]

Derived forms: buckaroos

Type of: cattleman, cowboy, cowhand, cowherd, cowman, cowpoke [N. Amer], cowpuncher [N. Amer], puncher [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Buckaroo