noun schim·mel \ˈskiməl\

Definition of schimmel



chiefly dialectal

  1. :  a gray or grayish horse

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at shine

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