equestrian

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1eques·tri·an

adjective \i-ˈkwes-trē-ən\

: of or relating to the riding of horses

Full Definition of EQUESTRIAN

1
a :  of, relating to, or featuring horseback riding <equestrian Olympic events>
b archaic :  riding on horseback :  mounted
c :  representing a person on horseback
2
:  of, relating to, or composed of knights

Origin of EQUESTRIAN

Latin equestr-, equester of a horseman, from eques horseman, from equus horse — more at equine
First Known Use: circa 1681

Other Equestrian Terms

canter, cantle, curry, farrier, hunter, paddock, router, skirt, tack

Rhymes with EQUESTRIAN

2equestrian

noun

: a person who rides horses

Full Definition of EQUESTRIAN

:  one who rides on horseback

First Known Use of EQUESTRIAN

1774

Other Equestrian Terms

canter, cantle, curry, farrier, hunter, paddock, router, skirt, tack

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