equine

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adjective \ˈē-ˌkwīn, ˈe-\

Definition of equine

  1. :  of, relating to, or resembling a horse or the horse family

equine

noun

equinely

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of equine

Latin equinus, from equus horse; akin to Old English eoh horse, Greek hippos, Sanskrit aśva


First Known Use: 1776

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EQUINE Defined for English Language Learners

equine

play
adjective

Definition of equine for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to horses

  • : resembling a horse


Medical Dictionary

equine

play play
noun \ˈē-ˌkwīn, ˈek-ˌwīn\

Medical Definition of equine

  1. :  a member of the family Equidae; especially :  horse

equine

adjective


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