Saddleback


Saddleback

In general, a saddleback is the shape of a saddle.

Saddleback can also refer to:
* Saddleback Mountain, name of many mountain peaks around the world
* Saddleback Mountains, an unofficial name for the two highest peaks of the Santa Ana Mountains in Orange County, California
** Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California
** Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California
** Saddleback High School in Santa Ana, California
** Saddleback Valley
** Saddleback Valley Unified School District
* Blencathra, a mountain in the English Lake District, sometimes unofficially called "Saddleback"
* Saddleback (Maine), a ski area on Saddleback Mountain in Rangeley, Maine
* The Saddleback or Tieke, a bird found in New Zealand
* A traditional gable roof (not a saddle shape at all), particularly when such a roof sits atop a tower
* Wessex Saddleback and Angeln Saddleback, breeds of domestic pig
* Saddleback caterpillar, a moth larva with a painful sting
* Saddleback clownfish
* Saddleback toad
* Saddle point, a mathematical structure sometimes unofficially called a "saddleback"


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  • Saddleback — Sad dle*back , a. Same as {Saddle backed}. [1913 Webster] {Saddleback roof}. (Arch.) See {Saddle roof}, under {Saddle}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saddleback — Sad dle*back , n. 1. Anything saddle backed; esp., a hill or ridge having a concave outline at the top. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The harp seal. (b) The great blackbacked gull ({Larus marinus}). (c) The larva of a bombycid moth ({Empretia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saddleback — ► NOUN 1) a hill with a ridge along the top that dips in the middle. 2) a pig of a black breed with a white stripe across the back. DERIVATIVES saddlebacked adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • saddleback — [sad′ lbak΄] n. something saddle backed …   English World dictionary

  • saddleback — Harp Harp (h[aum]rp), n. [OE. harpe, AS. hearpe; akin to D. harp, G. harfe, OHG. harpha, Dan. harpe, Icel. & Sw. harpa.] 1. A musical instrument consisting of a triangular frame furnished with strings and sometimes with pedals, held upright, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saddleback — Sp Sãdlbakas Ap Saddleback L k. Jungtinėje Karalystėje (Anglijoje) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • saddleback — grenlandinis ruonis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Pagophilus groenlandica angl. Greenland seal; harp seal; saddleback; saddle backed seal vok. Grönlandrobbe; grönländischer Seehund; mondfleckiger… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • saddleback — the condition on fish with columnaris disease where a pale white band encircles the body, later developing a yellowish brown ulcer in the centre of the saddle …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • saddleback — /sad l bak /, n. any of various animals having markings on the back that resemble a saddle, as a male harp seal. [1535 45; SADDLE + BACK1] * * * ▪ bird also called  Tieke        (Creadion, sometimes Philesturnus, carunculatus), rare songbird of… …   Universalium

  • saddleback — 1. noun a) A saddle shaped ridge forming a shallow pass between two peaks. b) A roof in the same shape, having a gable at each end. 2. adjective …   Wiktionary


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