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Houyhnhnm

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noun Hou·yhn·hnm \ˈhwi-nəm, hü-ˈi-nəm\

Definition of Houyhnhnm

  1. :  a member of a race of horses endowed with reason in Swift's Gulliver's Travels



1726

First Known Use of houyhnhnm

1726


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