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Appaloosa

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noun Ap·pa·loo·sa \ˌa-pə-ˈlü-sə\

Definition of Appaloosa

  1. :  any of a breed of rugged saddle horses developed in western North America and usually having a white or solid-colored coat with small spots



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Origin and Etymology of appaloosa

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1947


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