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hind

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noun \ˈhīnd\

Definition of hind

plural

hinds

also

hind

  1. 1 :  the female of the red deer — compare hart

  2. 2 :  any of various spotted groupers (especially genus Epinephelus)

Origin and Etymology of hind

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German hinta hind, Greek kemas young deer


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hind

noun

Definition of hind

  1. 1 :  a British farm assistant

  2. 2 archaic :  rustic

Origin and Etymology of hind

Middle English hine servant, farmhand, from Old English hīna, genitive of hīwan, plural, members of a household; akin to Old High German hīwo spouse, Latin civis fellow citizen


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hind

adjective

Definition of hind

  1. :  of or forming the part that follows or is behind :  rear the dog's hind legs

Examples of hind in a Sentence

  1. the frog's long hind legs

  2. the hawk's reddish hind feathers

Origin and Etymology of hind

Middle English, probably back-formation from Old English hinder, adverb, behind; akin to Old High German hintar, preposition, behind



HIND Defined for English Language Learners

hind

adjective

Definition of hind for English Language Learners

  • : at or near the back of something


HIND Defined for Kids

hind

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adjective \ˈhīnd\

Definition of hind for Students

  1. :  being at the end or back :  rear hind legs



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