stallion

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noun stal·lion \ˈstal-yən\

Definition of stallion

  1. :  an uncastrated male horse :  a male horse kept for breeding; also :  a male animal (such as a dog or a sheep) kept primarily as a stud

Origin and Etymology of stallion

Middle English staloun, stalion, from Anglo-French estaloun, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German stal stall


First Known Use: 14th century


STALLION Defined for English Language Learners

stallion

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noun stal·lion \ˈstal-yən\

Definition of stallion for English Language Learners

  • : an adult male horse and especially one that is used for breeding


STALLION Defined for Kids

stallion

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noun stal·lion \ˈstal-yən\

Definition of stallion for Students

  1. :  an adult male horse and especially one kept for breeding



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