demisang

noun demi·sang
variants: or less commonly demisangue

Definition of demisang

plural -s
2 :the offspring of parents of different races
3 :a cross between a Thoroughbred stallion and a native English or French mare, especially one of the heavier French mares :grade 5

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Origin and Etymology of demisang

Anglo-French demy sangue, from demy half (from Middle French demi) + sangue blood, from Old French, from Latin sanguen, variant of sanguin-, sanguis


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