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Meaning of EQUINE

Pronunciation:  'eekwIn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
  2. [adj]  of or belonging to the family Equidae
  3. [adj]  resembling a horse
 

EQUINE is a 6 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: equid
 
 See Also: ass, Equidae, Equus caballus, Equus quagga, family Equidae, hinny, horse, mule, odd-toed ungulate, perissodactyl, perissodactyl mammal, quagga, zebra

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E"quine\, a. [L. equinus, fr. equus horse; akin to Gr.
?, Skr. a?va, OS. ehu, AS. eh, eoh, Icel. j?r, OIr. ech, cf.
Skr. a? to reach, overtake, perh. akin to E. acute, edge,
eager, a. Cf. {Hippopotamus}.]
Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a horse.

      The shoulders, body, things, and mane are equine; the
      head completely bovine.                  --Sir J.
                                               Barrow.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Relating to, affecting, resembling or derived from a horse.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: asinine, bovid, bovine, brood mare, caprid, caprine, charger, colt, courser, cowish, cowlike, critter, deerlike, dobbin, entire, entire horse, equestrian, filly, foal, gelding, goatish, goatlike, hircine, hoggish, hoofed, horse, horsy, Houyhnhnm, mare, mount, mulish, nag, ovine, piggish, prancer, ruminant, sheepish, sheeplike, stallion, steed, stud, studhorse, swinish, tarpan, top horse, ungulate, war-horse, wild horse
 

 

 

 

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