stallion


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stal·lion

 (stăl′yən)
n.
1. An adult male horse that has not been castrated, especially one kept for breeding, or an adult male of another equine species.
2. Slang A man regarded as virile and sexually active.

[Middle English stalione (alteration of staloun), from Anglo-Norman estaloun, of Germanic origin; see stel- in Indo-European roots.]

stallion

(ˈstæljən)
n
(Animals) an uncastrated male horse, esp one used for breeding
[C14: staloun, from Old French estalon of Germanic origin; related to Old High German stal stall1]

stal•lion

(ˈstæl yən)

n.
an uncastrated adult male horse, esp. one used for breeding.
[1350–1400; Middle English staloun < Anglo-French; compare Old French estalon=estal- (< Germanic; see stall1) + -on n. suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stallion - uncastrated adult male horsestallion - uncastrated adult male horse  
male horse - the male of species Equus caballus
studhorse, stud - adult male horse kept for breeding
Translations
حِصان صالِح للإسْتيلاد
жребец
hřebec
hingst
ori
pastuhždrijebac
ménapaméncsődör
stóîhestur
eržilas
ērzelis
dekhengsthengst
žrebec
žrebec

stallion

[ˈstælɪən] Nsemental m, padrillo m (LAm)

stallion

[ˈstæliən] nétalon m (cheval)

stallion

nHengst m; (for breeding) → Zuchthengst m

stallion

[ˈstæljən] nstallone m

stallion

(ˈstӕljən) noun
a fully-grown male horse.
References in classic literature ?
The stallion of my choice grazed with a filly and two yearlings a little apart from the balance of the herd and nearest to the forest and to me.
It concerns a horse - a white stallion which I have sold to an officer upon the last time I returned from the Passes.
Let me water you first,' he went on, speaking to the horse just as to someone who understood the words he was using, and having whisked the dusty, grooved back of the well-fed young stallion with the skirt of his coat, he put a bridle on his handsome head, straightened his ears and forelock, and having taken off his halter led him out to water.
Then immediately, in contempt of his former superstitions, he desired the King to furnish him with arms and a stallion.
Behind the black-striped stallion came a herd of thirty or forty of the plump and vicious little horselike beasts.
A big bulldog, sliding obliquely and silently across the street, unconcerned with the team he was avoiding, had passed so close that Prince, baring his teeth like a stallion, plunged his head down against reins and check in an effort to seize the dog.
Carelessly holding in his stallion that was neighing and pawing the ground, eager to rejoin its fellows, he watched his squadron draw nearer.
Sulivan that he had watched a stallion for a whol hour, violently kicking and biting a mare till he force her to leave her foal to its fate.
Wines- burg was proud of the hands of Wing Biddlebaum in the same spirit in which it was proud of Banker White's new stone house and Wesley Moyer's bay stallion, Tony Tip, that had won the two-fifteen trot at the fall races in Cleveland.
A plump young mare and a fat stallion grazed nearest to him as he neared the herd.
In the same way he looked on when Jerry fought fearful comic battles with Norman Chief, the great Percheron stallion.
The strong, exquisite, perfectly correct lines of the stallion, with his superb hind-quarters and excessively short pasterns almost over his hoofs, attracted Vronsky's attention in spite of himself.