herdsman

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhɜːrdzmən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhɝdzmən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hûrdzmən)

Inflections of 'herdsman' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": herdsmen

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
herds•man /ˈhɜrdzmən/USA pronunciation   n.[countable]pl.  -men. 
  1. the keeper of a herd, esp. of cattle or sheep;
    herder.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
herds•man  (hûrdzmən),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -men. 
  1. a herder;
    the keeper of a herd, esp. of cattle or sheep.
  2. (cap.) [Astron.]the constellation Boötes.
  • 1595–1605; herd1 + 's1 + -man; compare earlier herdman, Middle English hird-man, Old English hyrdemann

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
herdsman /ˈhɜːdzmən/ n ( pl -men)
  1. chiefly Brit a person who breeds, rears, or cares for cattle or (rarely) other livestock in the herd
    US equivalent: herder
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