a horse bred in New South Wales, Australia, as a military saddle horse and exported in numbers during the 19th century to British India.

Origin of Waler

1840–50; after New South Wales; see -er1
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mainly Australian a saddle horse originating in New South Wales

Word Origin for Waler

C19: from Wales, in New South Wales
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