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A cowboy loves a ranch that’s pecorous, meaning abundant with cattle. Just something worth knowing. This is part of a complete episode.


Buckaroo is an English word adapted from the Spanish word vaquero, meaning “cowboy.” Is there a specific term for the linguistic process whereby such words are adapted into English? This is part of a complete episode.

windshield cowboy

windshield cowboy n. a cattle rancher who works while driving a pickup truck instead of riding a horse; generally, a mildly deprecating term for an aspiring rancher who is considered a pretender. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)