Appaloosa

noun
Ap·​pa·​loo·​sa | \ ˌa-pə-ˈlü-sə How to pronounce Appaloosa (audio) \

Definition of Appaloosa

: any of a breed of rugged saddle horses developed in western North America and usually having a white or solid-colored coat with small spots

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Appaloosa

First Known Use of Appaloosa

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Appaloosa

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“Appaloosa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Appaloosa. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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