from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a breed of sturdy, compact horses developed from Spanish, Italian, Danish and Arab stock that are born black or dark brown and gradually turn white by the time they are five to eight years of age. They are bred and trained at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna.
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- n. a compact and sturdy saddle horse that is bred and trained in Vienna; smart and docile and excellent for dressage
German Lippizaner, after Lippiza, town near Trieste where the breed was developed.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)