Bronco meaning

brŏngkō
Frequency:
An untrained or partially trained horse or pony of western North America.
noun
1
0
A wild or only partially tamed horse or pony of the W U.S. plains.
noun
0
0
A horse of western North America that is wild or not fully broken.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of bronco

  • American Spanish from Spanish wild perhaps from Vulgar Latin bruncus knot in a tree perhaps from Latin broccus projecting (influenced by truncus stump)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Spanish bronco (“rough”).

    From Wiktionary