remuda

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noun re·mu·da \ri-ˈmü-də, -ˈmyü-\

Definition of remuda

  1. :  the herd of horses from which those to be used for the day are chosen

Origin and Etymology of remuda

American Spanish, relay of horses, from Spanish, exchange, from remudar to exchange, from re- + mudar to change, from Latin mutare — more at mutable


First Known Use: circa 1892


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