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Spanish translation of “horse”

horse

noun /hoːs/
a large four-footed animal which is used to pull carts etc or to carry people etc
caballo
a horse and cart She enjoys riding her horse.
a piece of apparatus used for jumping, vaulting etc in a gymnasium.
potro
horse-box noun an enclosed vehicle used for carrying horses.
remolque para caballerías
horse chestnut noun a large tall tree that has white or pink flowers and nuts that grow inside spiky cases.
castaño de indias
the brown nut of the horse chestnut tree.
castaño de indias
horsefly noun (plural horseflies) a large fly that bites horses etc.
tábano
horsehair noun (the hair from a horse’s mane or tail
crin
The mattress is stuffed with horsehair (also adjective) a horsehair mattress.
horseman noun (feminine horsewoman, plural horsemen, horsewomen) a rider, especially a skilled one
jinete, caballista
She is a very competent horsewoman.
horsemanship noun
equitación
horseplay noun rough and noisy behaviour/behavior or play.
payasada, juego bruto
horsepower noun (usually abbreviated to h.p.) a standard unit used to measure the power of engines, cars etc.
caballo de vapor
horseshoe /ˈhoːʃʃuː/ noun a curved iron shoe for a horse.
herradura
something in the shape of a horseshoe
herradura
The bride was presented with a lucky silver horseshoe.
on horseback riding on a horse
a caballo
The soldiers rode through the town on horseback.
(straight) from the horse’s mouth from a well-informed and reliable source
de una fuente fiable/segura
I got that story straight from the horse’s mouth.
(Definition of horse from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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