warmblood

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warm·blood

 (wôrm′blo͝od′)
n.
A horse of any of various breeds having a moderate build and mild temperament, originally developed by crossing draft horses with Arabians or Thoroughbreds, and often used for dressage and jumping.
adj.
Relating to or having the characteristics of a warmblood.

[Translation of German Warmblut : warm, warm + Blut, blood (from the fact that warmblood horses are livelier than draft horses but less excitable than Arabians and Thoroughbreds).]
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warmblood

(ˈwɔːmˌblʌd)
n
a breed of horse
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