encolure

noun

en·​co·​lure
¦äŋkə¦lu̇(ə)r
plural -s
: the mane of a horse

Word History

Etymology

French, neck of an animal, from Middle French, from en in (from Latin in) + col neck + -ure

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“Encolure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/encolure. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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