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A horse of a breed developed in the United States and noted for strength, endurance, and versatility.
[After Justin Morgan (1747-1798), American schoolteacher who owned the stallion, Figure, that founded the breed.]
(Breeds) an American breed of small compact saddle horse
[C19: named after Justin Morgan (1747–98), American owner of the original sire]
1. (Biography) Edwin (George). (1920–2010), Scottish poet, noted esp for his collection The Second Life (1968) and his many concrete and visual poems; appointed Scottish national poet 2004
2. (Biography) Sir Henry. 1635–88, Welsh buccaneer, who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English
3. (Biography) John Pierpont. 1837–1913, US financier, philanthropist, and art collector
4. (Biography) (Hywel) Rhodri (ˈrɒdrɪ). born 1939, Welsh Labour politician; first minister of Wales (2000–09)
5. (Biography) Thomas Hunt. 1866–1945, US biologist. He formulated the chromosome theory of heredity. Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1933
any of a breed of light carriage and saddle horses descended from the stallion Justin Morgan.
[1865–70, Amer.; after the original sire, owned by J. Morgan (1747–98)]
1. Daniel, 1736–1802, American Revolutionary general.
2. Sir Henry, 1635?–88, Welsh buccaneer in the Americas.
3. John Hunt, 1826–64, Confederate general.
4. J(ohn) P(ierpont), 1837–1913, U.S. financier and philanthropist.
5. his son John Pierpont, 1867–1943, U.S. financier.
6. Lewis Henry, 1818–81, U.S. ethnologist and anthropologist.
7. Thomas Hunt, 1866–1945, U.S. zoologist.
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|Noun||1.||Morgan - United States anthropologist who studied the Seneca (1818-1881)|
|2.||Morgan - United States biologist who formulated the chromosome theory of heredity (1866-1945)|
|3.||Morgan - a Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688)|
|4.||Morgan - soldier in the American Revolution who defeated the British in the battle of Cowpens, South Carolina (1736-1802)|
|5.||Morgan - United States financier and philanthropist (1837-1913)|
|6.||Morgan - an American breed of small compact saddle horses|