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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Houyhnhnm  \Hou*yhnhnm"\,  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Houyhnhnm 
  n  :  one  of  a  race  of  intelligent  horses  who  ruled  the  Yahoos  in 
  Swift's  Gulliver's  Travels  [syn:  {Houyhnhnm}] 




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