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stirrup

stir·rup

stirrup

pronunciation:
stuh rp [or] sti rp
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a flat-bottomed loop or ring of metal, wood, or leather hung from each side of a saddle and used to support the rider's foot in mounting and riding.
definition 2: a device or part shaped like a stirrup that is used to support or hold another object.
derivation: stirruplike (adj.)
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