latigo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish látigo (whip), from Catalan or Portuguese látego (whip), probably from Gothic *𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍄𐍄𐌿𐌲 (laittug), cognate with Old English lāttēh.

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Noun[edit]

latigo (plural latigos or latigoes)

  1. a strap used to tighten a cinch
    • 1994: Then they tightened the latigos on their horses and mounted up. — Cormac McCarthy, The Crossing

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