Pronounced: FAHS-feen, noun

Notes: A word for something most of us know; I didn’t know there was a word for it.

Yesterday’s word

The word vaquero means “a livestock handler; cowboy”

First usage

The word came back into English in the mid-1800s

Background / Comments

Today’s word is from the Spanish word vaquero (cowboy), which is in turn based on vaca (cow).

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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