cow-men

cowman

[kou-muhn]
noun, plural cowmen.
1.
Western U.S.
a.
a person who owns cattle; rancher.
b.
a cowboy or cowherd.
2.
British. a farmworker who tends cows.

Origin:
1670–80; cow1 + man1

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cowman (ˈkaʊmən)
 
n , pl -men
1.  (Brit) another name for cowherd
2.  (US), (Canadian) a man who owns cattle; rancher

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