remuda
noun Etymology: American Spanish, relay of horses, from Spanish, exchange, from remudar to exchange, from re- + mudar to change, from Latin mutare — more at mutable Date: circa 1892 the herd of horses from which those to be used for the day are chosen

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  • remuda — ☆ remuda [rə mo͞o′də ] n. [AmSp < Sp remuda ( de caballos), relay (of horses) < remudar, to exchange < re (< L, RE ) + mudar, to change < L mutare: see MUTATE] in the Southwest, a group of extra saddle horses kept as a supply of… …   English World dictionary

  • Remuda — (a noun) is a herd of horses from which ranch hands select their mounts.The word is derived from Spanish for change of horses .It is commonly used in the southwestern United States and the American West …   Wikipedia

  • remuda — 1. f. remudamiento. 2. muda (ǁ conjunto de ropa). 3. Méx. Animal que releva en el trabajo a otro que está cansado …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • remuda — ► sustantivo femenino 1 Acción y resultado de remudar o remudarse. SINÓNIMO [remudamiento] 2 INDUMENTARIA Y MODA Conjunto de ropa interior: ■ en la maleta llevo un pantalón, una camisa y una remuda. SINÓNIMO muda * * * remuda f. Muda. * * *… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Remuda — Als Remuda bezeichnet man in der amerikanischen Landwirtschaft einen Reserve und Auswechselbestand an Reit und Arbeitspferden. Bei Viehtrieben in den USA entlang von Herdenwegen, sogenannten Trails, wurde und wird eine kleine Herde solch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • remuda — (Sp. model spelled same [remúða] < remudar < mudar < Latin matare to change )    Clark: 1840s. A herd of domesticated horses on a ranch or trail drive under the charge of a remudero or wrangler. At the beginning of each shift, cowboys… …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • remuda — noun /rəˈmuːdə/ A herd of horses from which the horses to be used for a particular purpose are selected. , To one side of the barn was a remuda of work horses, perhaps twenty in all. mdash; by …   Wiktionary

  • remuda — /reuh mooh deuh/; Sp. /rdde mooh dhah/, n., pl. remudas / deuhz/; Sp. / dhahs/. Chiefly Southwestern U.S. a group of saddle horses from which ranch hands choose mounts for the day. [1835 45, Amer.; < AmerSp: a change (of horses), Sp: exchange,… …   Universalium

  • remuda — pop. Caballos, bueyes o mulas con las que se reemplazan a otras ya utilizadas …   Diccionario Lunfardo

  • remuda — re|mu|da Mot Pla Nom femení …   Diccionari Català-Català

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