Definition of "remuda" [remuda]

  • Southwestern U.S. A herd of horses from which ranch hands select their mounts. (noun)

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Use "remuda" in a sentence
  • "The horse herd accompanying a trail drive was known as a remuda pronounced remoother in Texas."
  • "The horse herd accompanying a trail drive was known as the remuda pronounced remoother in Texas."
  • "Quinn, the man who had watched over the remuda of horses at night, had left for a better life in an MFA program."