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mus·tang

 (mŭs′tăng′)
n.
A small, hardy wild horse of the North American plains, descended from horses brought to America by Spanish explorers and European settlers.

[American Spanish mesteño, mestengo, stray animal, from Old Spanish, from mesta, association of livestock owners, from Medieval Latin (animālia) mixta, assorted (animals), from Latin, neuter pl. past participle of miscēre, to mix; see meik- in Indo-European roots.]

mustang

(ˈmʌstæŋ)
n
(Breeds) a small breed of horse, often wild or half wild, found in the southwestern US
[C19: from Mexican Spanish mestengo, from mesta a group of stray animals]

mus•tang

(ˈmʌs tæŋ)

n.
a small, hardy horse of the American plains, descended from Spanish stock.
[1800–10, Amer.; < Sp mestengo stray beast: pertaining to a mixed lot of beasts]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mustang - small hardy range horse of the western plains descended from horses brought by the Spanishmustang - small hardy range horse of the western plains descended from horses brought by the Spanish
pony - a range horse of the western United States
bronc, broncho, bronco - an unbroken or imperfectly broken mustang
Translations

mustang

[ˈmʌstæŋ] Npotro m, mesteño mustang(o) m

mustang

[ˈmʌstæŋ] nmustang m

mustang

nMustang m
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