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equestrian

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adjective eques·tri·an \i-ˈkwes-trē-ən\

Simple Definition of equestrian

  • : of or relating to the riding of horses

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of equestrian

  1. 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. 2 :  of, relating to, or composed of knights

Origin and Etymology of equestrian

Latin equestr-, equester of a horseman, from eques horseman, from equus horse — more at equine


First Known Use: circa 1681

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equestrian

noun eques·tri·an

Simple Definition of equestrian

  • : a person who rides horses

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of equestrian

  1. :  one who rides on horseback

1774

First Known Use of equestrian

1774

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EQUESTRIAN Defined for Kids

equestrian

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

Definition of equestrian for Students

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




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