grulla

noun

gru·​lla
ˈgrüyə
variants or less commonly grullo
-ü(ˌ)yō
plural -s
Southwest
: a mouse-dun horse

Word History

Etymology

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish grulla crane, probably alteration of Old Spanish gruya, grúa, from Latin grus; from its crane color

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“Grulla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grulla. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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