bosal

noun
bo·​sal | \ bōˈsal \
variants: or less commonly bozal \ bōˈsal , -​ˈzal \
plural -s

Definition of bosal

Southwest

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History and Etymology for bosal

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, muzzle, bells on a halter, from bozo mouth, nose of a horse, halter, from Latin bucca mouth, cheek

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“Bosal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bosal. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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