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English definition of “herdsman”


noun [C]     /ˈhɜːdz.mən/ US  /ˈhɝːdz-/ (plural -men   /-mən/   )
a man who takes care of a large group of animals of the same typePeople who work with animals
(Definition of herdsman noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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