ovine

ovine

[oh-vahyn, oh-vin]
adjective
pertaining to, of the nature of, or like sheep.

Origin:
1820–30; < Late Latin ovīnus, equivalent to Latin ov(is) sheep + -īnus -ine1

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ovine (ˈəʊvaɪn)
 
adj
of, relating to, or resembling a sheep
 
[C19: from Late Latin ovīnus, from Latin ovis sheep]

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ovine
1828, from L. ovinus, from ovis "sheep."
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ovine   (ō'vīn')  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to or characteristic of sheep.
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