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saddleback

[sad-l-bak] /ˈsæd lˌbæk/
noun
1.
any of various animals having markings on the back that resemble a saddle, as a male harp seal.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; saddle + back1
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British Dictionary definitions for saddle-back

saddleback

/ˈsædəlˌbæk/
noun
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 (sense 1)
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Word Origin and History for saddle-back

saddleback

n.

1540s and thereafter in various senses (of landforms, oysters, etc.), from saddle (n.) + back (n.).

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