Houyhnhnm

[n] - one of a race of intelligent horses who ruled the Yahoos in Swift`s Gulliver`s Travels
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Houyhnhnm

Hou·yhnhnm' noun One of the race of horses described by Swift in his imaginary travels of Lemuel Gulliver. The Houyhnhnms were endowed with reason and noble qualities; subject to them were Yahoos, a race of brutes having the form and all the worst vices of men.
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Houyhnhnm

• (n.) One of the race of horses described by Swift in his imaginary travels of Lemuel Gulliver. The Houyhnhnms were endowed with reason and noble qualities; subject to them were Yahoos, a race of brutes having the form and all the worst vices of men.
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Houyhnhnm

Houyhnhnms are a race of intelligent horses described in the last part of Jonathan Swift`s satirical Gulliver`s Travels. The name is pronounced either ˈhuːɪnəm or /ˈhwɪnəm/.. (Swift apparently intended all words of the Houyhnhnm language to echo the neighing of horses.) Houyhnhnms contrast strongly with the Yahoos, savage humanoid creatur..
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