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Pronunciation:  i'kwestreeun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a man skilled in equitation
  2. [adj]  of or relating to or featuring horseback riding
  3. [adj]  of or relating to or composed of knights

EQUESTRIAN is a 10 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: horseback rider, horseman
 See Also: broncobuster, buster, fox hunter, horsewoman, jockey, picador, postilion, postillion, rider, roughrider



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \E*ques"tri*an\, a. [L. equester, from eques
    horseman, fr. equus horse: cf. F. ['e]questre. See {Equine}.]
    1. Of or pertaining to horses or horsemen, or to
       horsemanship; as, equestrian feats, or games.
    2. Being or riding on horseback; mounted; as, an equestrian
             An equestrian lady appeared upon the plains.
    3. Belonging to, or composed of, the ancient Roman equities
       or knights; as, the equestrian order. --Burke.
  2. \E*ques"tri*an\, n.
    One who rides on horseback; a horseman; a rider.
Thesaurus Terms
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