redoppe

noun
re·​doppe | \ rəˈdäp \
plural -s

Definition of redoppe

: a show-ring movement in which a horse gallops in circles whose diameter never exceeds ten feet

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History and Etymology for redoppe

French, from Italian raddoppio, literally, redoubling, from roddoppiare to double, redouble, from rad- (from re- —from Latin re-—+ ad-, from Latin) + doppiare to double, from Latin duplare

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“Redoppe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redoppe. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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