gelding

noun geld·ing \ ˈgel-diŋ \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of gelding

1 : a castrated animal; specifically : a castrated male horse
2 archaic : eunuch

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Origin and Etymology of gelding

Middle English, from Old Norse geldingr, from gelda


GELDING Defined for English Language Learners

gelding

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Definition of gelding for English Language Learners

  • : a male horse that has had its testicles removed


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gelding

noun geld·ing \ ˈgel-diŋ \

medical Definition of gelding

: a castrated animal; specifically : a castrated male horse

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