Definition of equine
: of, relating to, or resembling a horse or the horse family
Recent Examples of equine from the Web
This is one of the signature elements of equine therapeutic riding.
The beer company equine representatives have been visiting the university stalls after an appearance at the Golden State Warriors championship parade.
With the welfare of the horses uppermost, giant fans were placed in the paddock and huge bins of cold water were available to wash down the equine stars.
The event also tried to raise funds and support for two equine rescue groups – Galloping Out and Canter Chicago.
As Carnegie, Stage and many other traditional Jewish delis close in New York City, Mr. Tonelli, a 46-year-old equine veterinarian, is helping Italians acquire the taste for the Ashkenazi artery-clogging fare.
Though acupuncture is prevalent in the equine industry, only cats and dogs will be treated at the St. Tammany Humane Society.
Farah Angel was a state finalist in equine placement, Sarah Drown was a state finalist in goat entrepreneurship and the region winner for sheep entrepreneurship, and Travis Mehaffie was the region winner for dairy placement.
Even his daily routine suggests that the 7-year-old is no equine version of a morning person.
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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: 1776See Words from the same year
EQUINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of equine for English Language Learners
: of or relating to horses
: resembling a horse
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