Etymology
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rodeo (n.)

"public entertainment show of horse-riding skill," 1914, from the earlier meaning "cattle round-up" (1834), from Spanish rodeo, "pen for cattle at a fair or market," literally "a going round," from rodear "go round, surround," related to rodare "revolve, roll," from Latin rotare "go around" (see rotary).

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ranch (v.)

"to work on or conduct a ranch, herd cattle," 1866, from ranch (n.). Related: Ranched; ranching.

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sweet-grass (n.)
1570s, from sweet (adj.) + grass (n.). Perhaps so called for the fondness of cattle for it.
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peculiar (adj.)

mid-15c., "belonging exclusively to one person," also "special, particular," from Old French peculiaire and directly from Latin peculiaris "of one's own (property)," from peculium "private property," literally "property in cattle" (in ancient times the most important form of property), from pecu "cattle, flock," related to pecus "cattle" (see pecuniary).

The meaning "unusual, uncommon, odd" is by c. 1600 (earlier "distinguished, special, particular, select," 1580s; for sense development, compare idiom). The euphemistic phrase peculiar institution for U.S. slavery is by 1838. Related: Peculiarly.

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rawhide (n.)
also raw-hide, "material cut from untanned skins of cattle," 1650s, from raw (adj.) + hide (n.1).
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cow-bird (n.)

American passerine bird, so called from its accompanying cattle, 1828, from cow (n.1) + bird (n.1).

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byre (n.)
"cow-shed, shelter for cattle," Old English byre, perhaps related to bur "cottage, dwelling, house" (see bower).
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Devon 

county name, Old English Defena(scir) "(territory of the) Dumnonii," a Celtic people-name. As a type of cattle, from 1798.

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grazier (n.)
"one who pastures cattle for market," late 13c. as a surname, agent noun from graze (v.1).
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horsefly (n.)
also horse-fly, type of insect extremely annoying to horses and cattle, late 14c., from horse (n.) + fly (n.).
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