Rodeo meaning

rōdē-ō, rō-dāō
A cattle roundup.
noun
1
0
To take part in a rodeo.
verb
0
0
(sports) A North American sport involving skills with horses, cows and other livestock.
noun
0
0
An entertainment event associated with the sport.
noun
0
0
To perform in a rodeo show.
verb
0
0
Advertisement
A public competition or exhibition in which skills such as riding broncos or roping calves are displayed.
noun
0
1
An enclosure for keeping cattle that have been rounded up.
noun
0
1
A roundup of cattle.
noun
0
1
A public exhibition of the skills of cowboys, typically involving competition in broncobusting, lassoing, etc.
noun
0
1

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