a dark nebula in the constellation Orion, composed of opaque cosmic dust and resembling the head of a horse.
(astronomy) a dark nebula lying in the constellation of Orion and resembling the head of a horse
[hawrs-hahyd] /ˈhɔrsˌhaɪd/ noun 1. the hide of a horse. 2. leather made from the hide of a horse. 3. Slang. a baseball. adjective 4. made of horsehide. /ˈhɔːsˌhaɪd/ noun 1. the hide of a horse 2. leather made from this hide 3. (modifier) made of horsehide early 14c., from horse (n.) + hide (n.). noun […]
plural noun 1. the latitudes, approximately 30° N and S, forming the edges of the trade-wind belt, characterized by high atmospheric pressure with calms and light variable winds. plural noun 1. (nautical) the latitudes near 30°N or 30°S at sea, characterized by baffling winds, calms, and high barometric pressure horse latitudes (hôrs) Either of two […]
[hawrs-laf, -lahf] /ˈhɔrsˌlæf, -ˌlɑf/ noun 1. a loud, coarse , especially of derision. verb (used without object) 2. to utter a horselaugh.
[hawrs-leech] /ˈhɔrsˌlitʃ/ noun 1. a large leech, as Haemopis marmoratis, that infests the mouth and nasal passages of horses. /ˈhɔːsˌliːtʃ/ noun 1. any of several large carnivorous freshwater leeches of the genus Haemopis, esp H. sanguisuga 2. an archaic name for a veterinary surgeon