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Meaning of HOUYHNHNM

Pronunciation:  hoo'inum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  one of a race of intelligent horses who ruled the Yahoos in Swift's Gulliver's Travels
 

HOUYHNHNM is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: character, fictional character, fictitious character

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hou*yhnhnm"\, n.
One of the race of horses described by Swift in his imaginary
travels of Lemuel Gulliver. The Houyhnhnms were endowed with
reason and noble qualities; subject to them were Yahoos, a
race of brutes having the form and all the worst vices of
men.

 

 

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