Or·​loff | \ ˈȯrˌläf, -lȯf\
plural -s

Definition of Orloff

: a Russian breed of trotting horses evolved by interbreeding Dutch, Frisian, and Arabian horses and including a large heavy harness horse that is usually black and a lighter speedier horse that is commonly gray and is sometimes used for racing

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History and Etymology for Orloff

after Count Aleksei Grigorievich Orlov †1808 Russian nobleman who started the breed

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