an·​quera | \ anˈkerə, aŋ- \
plural -s

Definition of anquera

: a tailpiece of leather for a stock saddle cut in the form of a crescent and attached to the base of the cantle from which it extends back to cover the rump and flanks of the horse

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First Known Use of anquera

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anquera

Mexican Spanish

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“Anquera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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