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1Designating a strong, light horse of a breed produced by crossing thoroughbred and Arab horses; of or relating to such a horse.
2Anglo-Arabian.See also Anglo-Arabian
A horse of this breed; the breed itself.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Economist. From Anglo- + Arab. Compare French anglo-arabe, adjective and noun (both 1828 or earlier).
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