Sad"dle*back` (?), a.

Same as Saddle-backed.

Saddleback roof. Arch. See Saddle roof, under Saddle.

 

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Sad"dle*back`, n.

1.

Anything saddle-backed; esp., a hill or ridge having a concave outline at the top.

2. Zool. (a)

The harp seal.

(b)

The great blackbacked gull (Larus marinus).

(c)

The larva of a bombycid moth (Empretia stimulea) which has a large, bright green, saddle-shaped patch of color on the back.

 

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