remuda

noun
re·​mu·​da | \ ri-ˈmü-də How to pronounce remuda (audio) , -ˈmyü- \

Definition of remuda

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

First Known Use of remuda

circa 1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for remuda

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

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“Remuda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/remuda. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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