saddle-back

saddleback

[sad-l-bak]
noun
any of various animals having markings on the back that resemble a saddle, as a male harp seal.

Origin:
1535–45; saddle + back1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To saddle-back
Collins
World English Dictionary
saddleback (ˈsædəlˌbæk)
 
n
1.  a marking resembling a saddle on the backs of various animals
2.  a breed of black pig with a white band across its back
3.  a rare bird of New Zealand, Philesturnus carunculatus, having a chestnut-coloured saddle-shaped marking across its back and wings
4.  another name for saddle roof
5.  another name for col

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;