anquera

noun

an·​quera
anˈkerə,
aŋ-
plural -s
Southwest
: 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

Word History

Etymology

Mexican Spanish

First Known Use

1828, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anquera was in 1828

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“Anquera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anquera. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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