stallion

[ stal-yuhn ]
/ ˈstæl yən /
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noun

an uncastrated adult male horse, especially one used for breeding.

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Origin of stallion

1275–1325; Middle English stalon<Old French estalon, equivalent to stal- (<Germanic; see stall1) + -on noun suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for stallion

stallion
/ (ˈstæljən) /

noun

an uncastrated male horse, esp one used for breeding

Word Origin for stallion

C14: staloun, from Old French estalon of Germanic origin; related to Old High German stal stall 1
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