Rodeo Definition

rōdē-ō, rō-dāō
rodeoed, rodeoing, rodeos
noun
A roundup of cattle.
Webster's New World
A public exhibition of the skills of cowboys, typically involving competition in broncobusting, lassoing, etc.
Webster's New World
An enclosure for keeping cattle that have been rounded up.
American Heritage
An entertainment event associated with the sport.
Wiktionary
verb
To take part in a rodeo.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Rodeo

Noun

Singular:
rodeo
Plural:
rodeos

Origin of Rodeo

  • Spanish corral, rodeo from rodear to surround from rueda wheel from Latin rota ret- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the Spanish verb rodear (to “surround"), and specifically rodeo, noun derived from the verb, which refers to a cattle roundup.

    From Wiktionary

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