Complete Definition of "crupper"

English
Etymology
Anglo-Norman cropere, from Old French cropiere, from the same Germanic base as croup.

Pronunciation
IPA: /'kɹÊpÉ/

Noun
crupper

  1. a strap used to stop a saddle from slipping

#:*1882: I sought among the mules one with a mild expression of generosity and gentleness in its eyes, and found it in a white mule with a crupper adorned with arabesques. â Edmondo de Amicis, Morocco: Its People & Places, tr. C. Rollin-Tilton

  1. the buttocks or rump, especially of a horse
  2. a piece of armour covering the hindquarters of a horse

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