los arreos
-the droves
See the entry for arreo.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (herd)
a. drove
Nos tocó esperar más de diez minutos a que un arreo de ovejas cruzara la carretera.We had to wait over ten minutes for a sheep drove to cross the road.
2. (act of rounding-up cattle)
a. roundup
El ranchero compró un perro pastor australiano para que lo ayude con el arreo del ganado.The rancher bought an Australian Shepherd dog to help him with the cattle roundup.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (horseback riding)
a. tack
Por favor, alista los arreos del caballo para salir a montar mañana.Could you get the horse tack ready to go riding tomorrow, please?
b. harness
El gaucho me mostró cómo ponerle los arreos al caballo.The gaucho showed me how to put the harness on the horse.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. harness
1 (adorno) adornment
2 arreos [de caballo] harness
; (s)
(avíos) gear
; (s)
3 (Latinoamérica) (animales) drove; drove of cattle; (acto) roundup
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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