latigo

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noun lat·i·go \ˈla-ti-ˌgō\

Definition of latigo

plural

latigos

also

latigoes

chiefly Western US

  1. :  a long strap on a saddletree of a western saddle to adjust the cinch

Origin and Etymology of latigo

Spanish látigo


First Known Use: 1873

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