caracole

noun
car·​a·​cole | \ ˈker-ə-ˌkōl How to pronounce caracole (audio) , ˈka-rə- \

Definition of caracole

: a half turn to right or left executed by a mounted horse

Other Words from caracole

caracole verb

First Known Use of caracole

1614, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for caracole

French, from Spanish caracol snail, spiral stair, caracole

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“Caracole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caracole. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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