Welsh mountain pony

noun

: any of a breed of small sturdy ponies native to the mountains of Wales that do not exceed 12.2 hands (124 centimeters) in height

Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Welsh mountain pony was in 1842

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“Welsh mountain pony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Welsh%20mountain%20pony. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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