Equestrian meaning

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The definition of equestrian is something or someone involved in horses or horseback riding.

An example of something equestrian is a novel about horses; an equestrian novel.

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An equestrian is defined as a horseback rider.

An example of an equestrian is polo player.

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Of or relating to horseback riding or horseback riders.
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Depicted or represented on horseback.

An equestrian statue of a famous monarch.

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One who rides a horse or performs on horseback.
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Of horses, horsemen, horseback riding, or horsemanship.
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Depicting a person on horseback.

An equestrian statue.

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A rider on horseback, esp. one performing acrobatics on horseback, as in a circus.
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Of horseback riding or horseback riders.

They were an equestrian people.

After his death an equestrian statue was created.

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An equestrian person; a horserider.
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Origin of equestrian

  • From Latin equester equestr- from eques horseman from equus horse ekwo- in Indo-European roots

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