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Lipizzaner Syllabification: Lip·iz·za·ner
Pronunciation: /ˈlipəˌzänər/ /ˌlipəˈtsänər/
(also Lippizaner)

Definition of Lipizzaner in English:

noun

A horse of a fine white breed used especially in displays of dressage.
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.

Words that rhyme with Lipizzaner

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