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Sunday, March 08, 2009

equine

\EE-kwahyn, EK-wahyn\ , adjective;
1.
of, pertaining to, or resembling a horse: a bold, equine face.
Quotes:
They were very frustrated with the inability of the authorities to react, so they started Equine Rescue to try to deal with horse cruelty cases.
-- Sally Clampett,
Origin:
1778, from L. equinus, from equus "horse," from PIE base ekwos "horse"
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