grulla

noun
gru·​lla | \ ˈgrüyə \
variants: or less commonly grullo \ -​ü(ˌ)yō \
plural -s

Definition of grulla

Southwest
: a mouse-dun horse

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History and Etymology for grulla

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 12 Aug. 2020.

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