Definition of cavesson
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 — more at head
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