fiador

noun

fi·​a·​dor
¦fēə¦dȯ(ə)r
plural -s
: a cord fastened to a hackamore and acting as a throatlatch

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, literally, guarantor, from fiado (past participle of fiar to trust, guarantee, from—assumed—Vulgar Latin fidare, alteration of Latin fidere to trust) + -or

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“Fiador.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fiador. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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