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[jak-uh-roo] /ˌdʒæk əˈru/ Australian
noun, plural jackaroos, verb (used without object), jackarooed, jackarooing.
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noun (pl) -roos
(Austral, informal) a young male management trainee on a sheep or cattle station
Word Origin
C19: from jack1 + (kang)aroo
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