cavesson

noun cav·es·son
variants: or caveson \ˈkavəsən\

Definition of cavesson

plural -s
1 : a noseband made of metal or other stiff material well padded and used on horses especially during breeding or training
2 : a halter or bridle with a cavesson

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Origin and Etymology of cavesson

modification of Italian cavezzone halter with noseband, augmentative of cavezza halter, irregular from Latin capitium opening in tunic for head to go through, from capit-, caput head


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