brumby

noun
brum·​by | \ ˈbrəm-bē How to pronounce brumby (audio) \
plural brumbies

Definition of brumby

Australia
: a wild or unbroken horse

Examples of brumby in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An eastern grey kangaroo hops near a brumby in the Yarrangobilly area of Australia's Kosciuszko National Park on August 24, 2020. Alan Taylor, The Atlantic, 22 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of brumby

1871, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brumby

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“Brumby.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brumby. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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