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1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a horse.
2. Of or belonging to the family Equidae, which includes the horses, asses, and zebras.
[Latin equīnus, from equus, horse; see ekwo- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
1. (Zoology) of, relating to, or resembling a horse
2. (Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the family Equidae, which comprises horses, zebras, and asses
[C18: from Latin equīnus, from equus horse]
e•quine(ˈi kwaɪn, ˈɛk waɪn)
1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a horse.n.
2. a horse.
[1770–80; < Latin equīnus=equ(us) horse + -īnus -ine1]
e•quin•i•ty (ɪˈkwɪn ɪ ti) n.
Relating to horses or similar animals, such as donkeys.
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|Noun||1.||equine - hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck|
odd-toed ungulate, perissodactyl, perissodactyl mammal - placental mammals having hooves with an odd number of toes on each foot
ass - hardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse
mule - hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse; usually sterile
hinny - hybrid offspring of a male horse and a female donkey or ass; usually sterile; "a hinny has a gentler disposition than a mule"
zebra - any of several fleet black-and-white striped African equines
|Adj.||1.||equine - resembling a horse|
|2.||equine - of or belonging to the family Equidae|