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e·quine

 (ē′kwīn′, ĕk′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.

[Latin equīnus, from equus, horse; see ekwo- in Indo-European roots.]

e′quine′ n.

equine

(ˈɛkwaɪn)
adj
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]
ˈequinely adv

e•quine

(ˈi kwaɪn, ˈɛk waɪn)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a horse.
n.
2. a horse.
[1770–80; < Latin equīnus=equ(us) horse + -īnus -ine1]
e′quine•ly, adv.
e•quin•i•ty (ɪˈkwɪn ɪ ti) n.

e·quine

(ē′kwīn′, ĕk′wīn′)
Relating to horses or similar animals, such as donkeys.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.equine - hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neckequine - 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
Equidae, family Equidae - horses; asses; zebras; extinct animals
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
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
Equus quagga, quagga - mammal of South Africa that resembled a zebra; extinct since late 19th century
Adj.1.equine - resembling a horse
2.equine - of or belonging to the family Equidae
Translations

equine

[ˈekwaɪn] ADJequino

equine

[ˈɛkwaɪn] adjéquin(e)

equine

adjPferde-; equine sportsPferdesport m

equine

[ˈɛkwaɪn] adjequino/a
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The role of livestock as hosts is not well established; however, a recent case report described equine abortion associated with a spirochete resembling B.