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Meaning of EQUINE

Pronunciation:  'eekwIn

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.

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