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cavalletti

noun plural but singular or plural in construction cav·al·let·ti \ˌka-və-ˈle-tē\

Definition of cavalletti

  1. :  a series of timber jumps that are adjustable in height for schooling horses



Variants of cavalletti

also cavaletti play \ˌka-və-ˈle-tē\

Origin of cavalletti

Italian, plural of cavalletto trestle, diminutive of cavallo horse, from Latin caballus


First Known Use: 1950

Rhymes with cavalletti


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