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stablemate

Definition:

a horse stabled with another or one of several horses owned by the same person

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

stablemates

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

stable + mate
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

stablemate | stable companion [British]

a horse which shares the same stable as another horse (10 of 296 words, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/stablemate

Macmillan British Dictionary:

stablemate [countable, journalism] | stablemates [plural]

a horse from the same stable as another horse | a member of a group of people such as artists or sports players whose careers are managed by the same ... (29 of 58 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/stablemate

Oxford Dictionary:

stablemate | stable companion

a horse, especially a racehorse, from the same establishment as another. | a person or product from the same organization or background as another (23 of 49 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/stablemate

Random House Dictionary:

stablemate

a horse sharing a stable with another. | one of several horses owned by the same person. | [informal] a person or thing originating from or belonging ... (25 of 40 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/stablemate

Merriam-Webster:

stablemate

an animal stabled with another | a member of a stable (10 of 38 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/stablemate

Cambridge Dictionary:

stablemate

something that is similar to something else or is part of the same organization as something else (17 of 31 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/stablemate

Wiktionary:

stablemate | stablemates [plural]

One (such as a racehorse) from the same stable. | One from the same organization or background. (16 of 17 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/stablemate

New World Dictionary:

stablemate

any of the horses sharing a stable | one belonging to a stable (12 of 14 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/stablemate

Britannica Encyclopedia:

horse [mammal]

a hoofed, herbivorous mammal of the family Equidae. It comprises a single species, Equus caballus, whose numerous varieties are called breeds. Before ... (22 of 739 words, 59 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/272156​/horse

Wikipedia:

Horse | 48 [synonym] | Equus ferus caballus [species]

one of two extant subspecies of Equus ferus, or the wild horse. It's an odd-toed ungulate mammal belonging to the taxonomic family Equidae. The horse has evolved over the past 45 to 55 million years from a small multi-toed creature into the large, ... (43 of 13677 words, 17 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Horse

American Heritage Dictionary:

horse | horsed [past tense] | horsing [present participle] | horses [3rd-person singular present] | horse around | Equus caballus [species, sense-specific]

A large hoofed mammal "(Equus caballus") having a short-haired coat, a long ... | An adult male horse; a stallion. | Any of various equine mammals, ... (24 of 224 words, 18 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/horse

Columbia Encyclopedia:

horse | eohippus

hoofed, herbivorous mammal now represented by a single extant genus, "Equus". The term "horse" commonly refers only to the domestic "Equus caballus" ... (22 of 220 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0824223​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

prad [Australian, slang] | prads [plural]

a horse (2 of 25 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 561539243​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Wiktionary:

stablemate | stablemates [plural]

Origin: stable + mate

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/stablemate

stable | stables [plural] | stabled [past tense] | stabling [present participle]

Origin: Middle English, from Old French estable, from Latin stabulum ("stall, stand") or Middle English, from Anglo-Norman; Old French estable, from Latin stabilis (itself from stare ("stand") + -abilis ("able")) |... (29 of 36 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/stable

mate | mates [plural] | mated [past tense] | mating [present participle]

Origin: Middle English, from Middle Low German mate ("messmate") (replacing Middle English mette from Old English ... | Middle English verb maten, Middle French mater, from Old French noun mat ("checkmate"), from Persian... (31 of 72 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/mate

Audio references

Macmillan British Dictionary:

stablemate [countable, journalism] | stablemates [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "stablemate"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/stablemate

Macmillan American Dictionary:

stablemate [countable, journalism] | stablemates [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "stablemate"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/stablemate

Cambridge Dictionary:

stablemate

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "stablemate"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "stablemate"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/stablemate

Google Dictionary:

stablemate | stablemates [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "stablemate"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=stablemate

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

stablemate

Audio: North American pronunciation of "stablemate"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=stable​08 word=stablemate

YourDictionary Audio:

stablemate

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "stablemate" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/stablemate

the Free Dictionary:

stablemate

Audio: British English pronunciation of "stablemate"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/stablemate

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