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Appaloosa

Line breaks: Ap¦pa|loosa
Pronunciation: /ˌapəˈluːsə
 
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Definition of Appaloosa in English:

noun

A horse of a North American breed having dark spots on a light background.
Example sentences
  • I have a newfound respect for the Arabian breed, but was proud to see several Appaloosas, Quarter Horses, and even a few mules competing.
  • No live racing has taken place at the track since 2001, but the tribe wants to hold live racing for Thoroughbreds, Quarter Horses, Appaloosas, and Paints.
  • The first 28 days will feature Quarter Horses, Appaloosas, and Paints.

Origin

1920s: from Opelousas in Louisiana, or Palouse, a river in Idaho.

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