wal·​er ˈwā-lər How to pronounce waler (audio)
often capitalized
: a horse from New South Wales
especially : a rather large rugged saddle horse of mixed ancestry formerly exported in quantity from Australia to British India for military use

Word History


New South Wales, Australia

First Known Use

circa 1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of waler was circa 1849

Dictionary Entries Near waler

Cite this Entry

“Waler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waler. Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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