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gambado

noun gam·ba·do \ gam-ˈbā-(ˌ)dō \

Definition of gambado

plural gambadoes also gambados
: a horseman's legging

Origin and Etymology of gambado

perhaps borrowed from Italian gambale "legging, greave" (from gamba "leg" (going back to Late Latin) + -ale, noun suffix of appurtenance, from -ale 1-al), with final conformed to -ado, suffix generalized from Spanish-origin borrowings such as renegado 1renegade — more at jamb


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gambado

noun

Definition of gambado

plural gambadoes also gambados
1 : a spring of a horse
2 : caper, gambol

Origin and Etymology of gambado

borrowed from French gambade, with final conformed to -ado, suffix generalized from Spanish-origin borrowings such as renegado 1renegade — more at 2gambol


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