saddleback

saddleback
noun
1》 Architecture a tower roof which has two opposite gables connected by a pitched section.
2》 a hill with a ridge along the top that dips in the middle.
3》 a pig of a black breed with a white stripe across the back.
4》 a New Zealand wattlebird, mainly black with a reddish-brown back. [Creadion carunculatus.]
Derivatives
saddlebacked adjective

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  • Saddleback — Sad dle*back , a. Same as {Saddle backed}. [1913 Webster] {Saddleback roof}. (Arch.) See {Saddle roof}, under {Saddle}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saddleback — Sad dle*back , n. 1. Anything saddle backed; esp., a hill or ridge having a concave outline at the top. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The harp seal. (b) The great blackbacked gull ({Larus marinus}). (c) The larva of a bombycid moth ({Empretia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saddleback — ► NOUN 1) a hill with a ridge along the top that dips in the middle. 2) a pig of a black breed with a white stripe across the back. DERIVATIVES saddlebacked adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • saddleback — [sad′ lbak΄] n. something saddle backed …   English World dictionary

  • Saddleback — In general, a saddleback is the shape of a saddle. Saddleback can also refer to: * Saddleback Mountain, name of many mountain peaks around the world * Saddleback Mountains, an unofficial name for the two highest peaks of the Santa Ana Mountains… …   Wikipedia

  • saddleback — Harp Harp (h[aum]rp), n. [OE. harpe, AS. hearpe; akin to D. harp, G. harfe, OHG. harpha, Dan. harpe, Icel. & Sw. harpa.] 1. A musical instrument consisting of a triangular frame furnished with strings and sometimes with pedals, held upright, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saddleback — Sp Sãdlbakas Ap Saddleback L k. Jungtinėje Karalystėje (Anglijoje) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • saddleback — grenlandinis ruonis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Pagophilus groenlandica angl. Greenland seal; harp seal; saddleback; saddle backed seal vok. Grönlandrobbe; grönländischer Seehund; mondfleckiger… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Saddleback Mountains — Saddleback is the landmark formed by the two highest peaks in the Santa Ana Mountains, and the ridge between them. This formation, which resembles a saddle when viewed from most of Orange County, California, dominates the county s eastern skyline …   Wikipedia

  • Saddleback Inn at Lake Arrowhead — (Lake Arrowhead,США) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: 300 …   Каталог отелей

  • Saddleback Mountain (New South Wales) — Saddleback Mountain is a mountain in New South Wales, Australia which rises to about 600 metres above sea level and has spectacular views of Noorinan Mountain, 662 metres above sea level, and Barren Grounds Plateau to the west and south to… …   Wikipedia

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