HyperDic: equus_caballus

English > 1 sense of the expression Equus caballus:
NOUNanimalEquus caballus, horsesolid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
English > Equus caballus: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningsolid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times.
Synonymhorse
Member ofEquus, genus Equustype genus of the Equidae
MembersfoalA young horse
PartsencolureThe mane of a horse
gaskinLower part of a horse's thigh between the hock and the stifle
horse's footThe hoof of a horse
horsebackThe back of a horse
horsemeat, horsefleshThe flesh of horses as food
pollThe part of the head between the ears
withersThe highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals
NarrowerbayA horse of a moderate reddish-brown color
chestnutA dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse
eohippus, dawn horseEarliest horse
gee-geeA word for horse used by children or in adult slang
hackA horse kept for hire
hack, jade, nag, plugAn old or over-worked horse
harness horsehorse used for pulling vehicles
liver chestnutA solid dark brown horse
male horseThe male of species Equus caballus
mare, female horsefemale equine animal
mesohippusNorth American three-toed Oligocene animal
pacerA horse trained to a special gait in which both feet on one side leave the ground together
palominoA horse of light tan or golden color with cream-colored or white mane and tail
pintoA spotted or calico horse or pony
polo ponyA small agile horse specially bred and trained for playing polo
ponyAny of various breeds of small gentle horses usually less than five feet high at the shoulder
ponyA range horse of the western United States
post horse, post-horse, posterA horse kept at an inn or post house for use by mail carriers or for rent to travelers
protohippusPliocene horse approaching donkeys in size
racehorse, race horse, bangtailA horse bred for racing
roanA horse having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or gray
saddle horse, riding horse, mountA lightweight horse kept for riding only
sorrelA horse of a brownish orange to light brown color
stablemate, stable companionA horse stabled with another or one of several horses owned by the same person
stalking-horseA horse behind which a hunter hides / hides while stalking game
steeplechaserA horse trained to run in steeplechases
stepper, high stepperA horse trained to lift its feet high off the ground while walking or trotting
wild horseundomesticated or feral domestic horse
workhorseA horse used for plowing and hauling and other heavy labor
Broaderequine, equidhoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
Spanishcaballo, equinos, yegua
Catalancavall, Equus caballus

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