Equines

equine

[ee-kwahyn, ek-wahyn]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or resembling a horse: a bold, equine face.
noun
2.
a horse.

Origin:
1770–80; < Latin equīnus, equivalent to equ(us) horse + -īnus -ine1

equinely, adverb
equinity, noun
unequine, adjective
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equine (ˈɛkwaɪn)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or resembling a horse
2.  of, relating to, or belonging to the family Equidae, which comprises horses, zebras, and asses
 
[C18: from Latin equīnus, from equus horse]
 
'equinely
 
adv

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equine
1778, from L. equinus, from equus "horse," from PIE base *ekwos "horse" (cf. Skt. asvah, Gk. hippos, O.E. eoh, O.Ir. ech).
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equine e·quine (ē'kwīn', ěk'wīn')
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a horse.

  2. Of or belonging to the family Equidae, which includes the horses, asses, and zebras.

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equine   (ē'kwīn', ěk'wīn')  Pronunciation Key 
Characteristic of or resembling horses or related animals, such as donkeys.
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