grulla

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

Definition of grulla

plural -s
Southwest
: a mouse-dun horse

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Origin and Etymology of 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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