Cowpoke is a related term of cowherd.
As nouns the difference between cowpoke and cowherd
is that cowpoke
is (us|slang) a cowhand (one who tends free-range cattle) while cowherd
is a person who herds cattle; a cowboy.
(US, slang) A cowhand (one who tends free-range cattle)
(US, dated) A device used in 19th century, some of which were patented or farm made and used around the neck of cows and other livestock to prevent them from challenging fencing. The action of the device was to poke the cow when the device came in contact with the fence.
* (person) cowhand, cowperson
* (person) cowboy, cowgirl
A person who herds cattle; a cowboy.
* cowwoman, cow-woman
* herding dog
* herd instinct
* Herdsman (the constellation )