Definition of mustang noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmʌstæŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌstæŋ//
Domesticated mammals
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a small American wild horse See related entries: Domesticated mammals Word Originearly 19th cent.: from a blend of Spanish mestengo (from mesta ‘company of graziers’) and mostrenco, both meaning ‘wild or masterless cattle’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mustang