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1equestrian

adjective eques·tri·an \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
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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
EQUESTRIAN Defined for Kids

equestrian

adjective eques·tri·an \i-ˈkwe-strē-ən\

Definition of EQUESTRIAN for Kids

:  relating to the act of riding horses <equestrian sports>

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