crupper

noun crup·per \ ˈkrə-pər , ˈkru̇- \

Definition of crupper

1 : a leather loop passing under a horse's tail and buckled to the saddle
2 : 1croup; broadly : buttocks

Origin and Etymology of crupper

Middle English cruper, from Anglo-French crupere, from crupe, croupe hindquarters — more at croup


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