Origin of stallionMiddle English stalon from Old French estalon from Germanic stal: see stall
The definition of a stallion is a male horse that has not been castrated, or is slang for a powerful and virile man who has a lot of lovers.
An example of a stallion is a male stud horse used for breeding.
- 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.
stallion - Medical Definition
An adult male horse that has not been castrated, especially one kept for breeding, or an adult male of another equine species.
- She moved too quickly and the stallion snorted.
- Carelessly holding in his stallion that was neighing and pawing the ground, eager to rejoin its fellows, he watched his squadron draw nearer.
- The stallion didn't answer.
- The god, however, assumed the form of a stallion, and the fruit of the union was a daughter of mystic name and the horse Areion (or Erion).
- The Shire is the largest of draught horses, the stallion commonly attaining a height of 17 to 17.3 hands.