ro·de·o (rōdē-ō′, rō-dāō)
n. pl. ro·de·os
1. A public competition or exhibition in which skills such as riding broncos or roping calves are displayed.
a. A cattle roundup.
b. An enclosure for keeping cattle that have been rounded up.
[Spanish, corral, rodeo, from rodear, to surround, from rueda, wheel, from Latin rota; see ret- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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