Meaning of Houyhnhnm

Hou•yhn•hnm

Pronunciation: (h-in'um, hwin'um, win'-), [key]
— n.
  1. (in Swift's Gulliver's Travels) one of a race of horses endowed with reason, who rule the Yahoos, a race of degraded, brutish creatures having human form.
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