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pony

noun po·ny \ˈpō-nē\

: a small horse

plural ponies

Full Definition of PONY

1
a :  a small horse; especially :  one of any of several breeds of very small stocky animals noted for their gentleness and endurance
b :  a bronco, mustang, or similar horse of the western United States
c :  racehorse —usually used in plural
2
:  something smaller than standard: as
a :  a small beer glass
b :  a small liqueur glass typically holding one ounce
3
:  a literal translation of a foreign language text; especially :  one used surreptitiously by students in preparing or reciting lessons
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Origin of PONY

probably from obsolete French poulenet, diminutive of French poulain colt, from Old French pulain, perhaps from Medieval Latin pullamen young animal, from Latin pullus — more at foal
First Known Use: 1659

Rhymes with PONY

PONY Defined for Kids

pony

noun po·ny \ˈpō-nē\
plural ponies

Definition of PONY for Kids

:  a small horse
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