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trotter

[ trot-er ]
/ ˈtrɒt ər /
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noun

an animal that trots, especially a horse bred and trained for harness racing.
a person who moves about briskly and constantly.
the foot of an animal, especially of a sheep or pig, used as food.

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Origin of trotter

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at trot1, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for trotter

trotter
/ (ˈtrɒtə) /

noun

a person or animal that trots, esp a horse that is specially trained to trot fast
(usually plural) the foot of certain animals, esp of pigs
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