warmblood

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noun warm·blood \ˈwȯrm-ˌbləd\
variants: less commonly

warm–blood

or

warm blood

Definition of warmblood

plural

warmbloods

also

warm–bloods

or

warm bloods

  1. 1 :  an athletic, agile horse (such as a Hanoverian or Trakehner) that is noted for its trainability and usually calm temperament, is commonly used in equestrian competition, and typically possesses Thoroughbred, Arabian, and draft horse bloodlines With generations of recorded and proven performances, the warmblood is fast becoming the horse of choice for dressage, eventing and show jumping throughout the world. — P. H. Birdsall, Chronicle of the Horse, 20 Jan. 1984

  2. 2 :  a warm-blooded animal (such as a mammal)

warmblood

adjective Attaining the Horse of the Year status was no small feat for Tobasco, a chestnut German warmblood Trakehner gelding born and bred in Covington in 1998. — Amy Althans, Times-Picayune (New Orleans), 21 Sept. 2006

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First Known Use of warmblood

1946


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