An example of a stallion is a male stud horse used for breeding.
Origin of stallionMiddle English stalon from Old French estalon from Germanic stal: see stall
- An adult male horse that has not been castrated, especially one kept for breeding, or an adult male of another equine species.
- Slang A man regarded as virile and sexually active.
Origin of stallionMiddle English stalione ( alteration of staloun ) from Anglo-Norman estaloun of Germanic origin ; see stel- in Indo-European roots.
From Middle English stalion, from Middle French estalon (hence modern French Ã©talon), of Germanic origin, akin to stal 'stall, stable'