schimmel

noun
schim·​mel | \ ˈskiməl \
plural -s

Definition of schimmel

chiefly dialectal
: a gray or grayish horse

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History and Etymology for schimmel

Afrikaans skimmel gray horse, mildew, from Dutch schimmel; akin to Old High German scimbal ōn to become moldy, Middle Low German schimmel gray horse, mildew, Old English scīnan to shine

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“Schimmel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schimmel. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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