saddle-backed

[ sad-l-bakt ]
/ ˈsæd lˌbækt /
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adjective

having the back or upper surface curved like a saddle.
having a saddlelike marking on the back, as certain birds.

Nearby words

  1. saddle soap,
  2. saddle someone with,
  3. saddle sore,
  4. saddle stitch,
  5. saddle stitching,
  6. saddle-billed stork,
  7. saddle-sore,
  8. saddle-stitch,
  9. saddle-tree,
  10. saddleback

Origin of saddle-backed

First recorded in 1535–45

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British Dictionary definitions for saddle-backed

saddle-backed

adjective

having the back curved in shape or concave like a saddle
having a saddleback
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