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

Derived forms: vaqueros

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

Encyclopedia: Vaquero