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mare 1

 (mâr)
n.
An adult female horse or the adult female of other equine species.

[Middle English mere, mare, from Old English mȳre, mīre (influenced by forms of mearh, mēar-, horse); see marko- in Indo-European roots.]

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mare2
Mare Crisium above the center of the moon, and Maria Serenitatis, Tranquillitatis, and Foecunditatis (from top to bottom) on the left, as seen from Apollo 11

ma·re 2

 (mä′rā)
n. pl. ma·ri·a (-rē-ə)
Any of the large dark areas on the moon or on Mars or other planets.

[Latin, sea; see mori- in Indo-European roots.]

mare

(mɛə)
n
(Zoology) the adult female of a horse or zebra
[C12: from Old English, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German mariha, Old Norse merr mare]

mare

(ˈmɑːreɪ; -rɪ)
n, pl maria (ˈmɑːrɪə)
1. (Astronomy) (capital when part of a name) any of a large number of huge dry plains on the surface of the moon, visible as dark markings and once thought to be seas: Mare Imbrium (Sea of Showers)
2. (Astronomy) a similar area on the surface of Mars, such as Mare Sirenum
[from Latin: sea]

mare

(mɛə)
n
slang a very unpleasant or frustrating experience
[C20: shortened form of nightmare]

mare1

(mɛər)

n.
a fully mature female horse or other equine animal.
[1350–1400; alter. of mere, Old English (West Saxon) mȳre, c. Old High German mar(i)ha]

mare2

(mɛər)

n. Obs.
a fanciful being thought to induce nightmares.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English; c. Middle Dutch mare, maer, Old High German mara, Old Norse mara]

ma•re3

(ˈmɑr eɪ, ˈmɛər i)

n., pl. ma•ri•a (ˈmɑr i ə, ˈmɛər-)
any of several large dark plains on the moon and Mars.
[1855–60; < New Latin; Latin: sea]

ma·re

(mä′rā)
Plural maria (mä′rē-ə)
Any of the large, dark areas on the moon or on Mars or other planets.

mare

(pl. maria) A large dark area observed on the surface of the Moon or a planet.

Mare

Female horse
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mare - female equine animalmare - female equine animal      
Equidae, family Equidae - horses; asses; zebras; extinct animals
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
broodmare, stud mare - a female horse used for breeding
2.Mare - a dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moonmare - a dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moon
region, part - the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"

mare

noun
Related words
collective noun stud
Translations
فَرَسٌفَرَس، اُنْثى الخَيْل
euga
klisnakobyla
hoppe
ĉevalino
tamma
kobila
kanca
hryssamerimeri, hryssa
雌馬
암말
kumelė
ķēve
iapă
kobyla
kobila
märrsto
ม้าหรือม้าลายตัวเมีย
ngựa cái

mare

[mɛəʳ]
A. Nyegua f
B. CPD mare's nest N (fig) → parto m de los montes

mare

[ˈmɛər] n (= female horse) → jument f

mare

n (= horse)Stute f; (= donkey)Eselin f

mare

[mɛəʳ] ngiumenta, cavalla

mare

(meə) noun
a female horse.

Mare

فَرَسٌ klisna hoppe Stute φοράδα yegua tamma jument kobila giumenta 雌馬 암말 merrie hoppe klacz égua кобыла märr ม้าหรือม้าลายตัวเมีย kısrak ngựa cái 母马
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The temporary stable, a wooden shed, had been put up close to the race course, and there his mare was to have been taken the previous day.
Lady Barbarity--that's Grace's favorite mare, and her entry for the cup--turned awkward with him yesterday, and he won't have anything more to do with her.
he demanded, looking at her steadily; for he remembered her once telling him how she had brought the mare through one winter, five years before, when hay had gone as high as sixty dollars a ton.
You see before you,' said the old woman, 'a mare and her foal; you have nothing to do but to lead them out to the fields every day, and to see that neither of them runs away from you.
and he picked up the whip, preparing himself with relish to flog the little mare.
She urged the mare forward a couple of strides, and then the animal lifted over the bars in a clean little jump.
A plump young mare and a fat stallion grazed nearest to him as he neared the herd.
The pedlar drove a smart little mare, and was a young man of excellent character, keen at a bargain, but none the worse liked by the Yankees; who, as I have heard them say, would rather be shaved with a sharp razor than a dull one.
But I had no time to pursue these reflections; for the gray horse came to the door, and made me a sign to follow him into the third room where I saw a very comely mare, together with a colt and foal, sitting on their haunches upon mats of straw, not unartfully made, and perfectly neat and clean.
I've a mare of my own that's as fat as butter for want of work,' said he.
Rosalie remonstrated, and I thought I should have been torn in pieces between them; but Miss Matilda having the loudest voice, her sister at length gave in, and suffered her to tell her story first: so I was doomed to hear a long account of her splendid mare, its breeding and pedigree, its paces, its action, its spirit, &c.
For the second there was a six-year old mare, unbroken, and in foal to a he-ass; the third was to have a goodly cauldron that had never yet been on the fire; it was still bright as when it left the maker, and would hold four measures.