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cattleman

[kat-l-muh n, -man] /ˈkæt l mən, -ˌmæn/
noun, plural cattlemen
[kat-l-muh n, -men] /ˈkæt l mən, -ˌmɛn/ (Show IPA)
1.
a person who tends or breeds cattle.
2.
a rancher who raises cattle on a large scale; the owner of a cattle ranch.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism; cattle + man1
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British Dictionary definitions for cattle men

cattleman

/ˈkætəlmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a person who breeds, rears, or tends cattle
2.
(mainly US & Canadian) a person who owns or rears cattle on a large scale, usually for beef, esp the owner of a cattle ranch
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