Andalusian

noun
An·​da·​lu·​sian | \ˌan-də-ˈlü-zhən \

Definition of Andalusian 

: any of a breed of horses of Spanish origin that have a high-stepping gait

First Known Use of Andalusian

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Andalusian

Andalusia, Spain

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