Definition of Equine

1. Noun. Hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck.

Exact synonyms: Equid
Generic synonyms: Odd-toed Ungulate, Perissodactyl, Perissodactyl Mammal
Group relationships: Equidae, Family Equidae
Specialized synonyms: Equus Caballus, Horse, Ass, Mule, Hinny, Zebra, Equus Quagga, Quagga

2. Adjective. Resembling a horse.
Partainyms: Horse

3. Adjective. Of or belonging to the family Equidae.
Partainyms: Equidae

Definition of Equine

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a horse.

Definition of Equine

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a horse or horses ¹

2. Adjective. Of or relating to any member or members of the genus ''Equus''. ¹

3. Noun. Any horse or horse-like animal, especially one of the genus ''Equus''. ¹

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Definition of Equine

1. a horse [n -S]

Medical Definition of Equine

1. Relating to, affecting, resembling or derived from a horse. (09 Oct 1997)

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Literary usage of Equine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1869)
"In this paper the author has selected the fossil remains of the equine family as ... The equine fossils from the Cave of Bruniquel are then described and ..."

2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1904)
"The disease is not transmissible to man or to the horse by simple contact. He thinks it much more likely that equine ..."

3. The Chain of Life in Geological Time: A Sketch of the Origin and Succession by James William Dawson (1888)
"Mesohippus of the Lower Miocene is as large as a sheep, and has only three toes on the fore-foot and a splint bone, while its teeth assume a more equine ..."

4. The Pathology and Differential Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases of Animals by Veranus Alva Moore (1916)
"Studies on the etiology of equine influenza. The Veterinary Journal, Vol. ... equine CONTAGIOUS PLEURO-PNEUMONIA Synonyms: Pleuropneumonia contagiosa ..."

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