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ovine

[oh-vahyn, oh-vin] /ˈoʊ vaɪn, ˈoʊ vɪn/
adjective
1.
pertaining to, of the nature of, or like sheep.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Late Latin ovīnus, equivalent to Latin ov(is) sheep + -īnus -ine1
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ovine

/ˈəʊvaɪn/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a sheep
Word Origin
C19: from Late Latin ovīnus, from Latin ovis sheep
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Word Origin and History for ovine
adj.

"pertaining to or of the nature of sheep," 1828, from Latin ovinus, from ovis "sheep," from PIE Related: *owi- "sheep" (see ewe).

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ovine in Science
ovine
  (ō'vīn')   
Relating to or characteristic of sheep.
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