Definition of Lipizzaner in English:

Lipizzaner

Line breaks: Lip¦iz|za¦ner
Pronunciation: /ˌlɪpɪˈtsɑːnə
 
, ˌlɪpɪˈzeɪnə
 
/
(also Lippizaner)

noun

  • A horse of a fine white breed used especially in displays of dressage.
    More example sentences
    • She and I train a variety of breeds - mostly Lipizzaners, Andalusians, and warmbloods.
    • If you're a devotee of the classic skills of haute école horsemanship, then the famed Lippizaner horses at the Winter Riding School are not to be missed.
    • There are loving descriptions of the dancing white Lippizaner horses of the Spanish Riding School.

Origin

early 20th century: from German, from Lippiza, site of the former Austrian Imperial stud near Trieste.

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