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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English swyneherde, from Old English swīnhyrde (swineherd), equivalent to swine +‎ herd (herder). Cognate with German Schweinehirt, Schweinehirte (swineherd).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈswɑɪnˌhɜːd/,

NounEdit

swineherd (plural swineherds)

  1. A person who herds and tends swine, a keeper of swine (pigs).

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