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'