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equestrienne

[ ih-kwes-tree-en ]
/ ɪˌkwɛs triˈɛn /
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noun

a woman who rides horses.

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Origin of equestrienne

First recorded in 1860–65; equestri(an) + -enne

usage note for equestrienne

See -enne.
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British Dictionary definitions for equestrienne

equestrienne
/ (ɪˌkwɛstrɪˈɛn) /

noun

a female rider on horseback, esp one in a circus who performs acrobatics
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