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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
References in classic literature ?
Jostled, but obstinate, he would remain there, trying to express the view newly opened to his sympathies of the human and equine misery in close association.
Tulliver than the behavior of the farmyard gate, which he no sooner attempted to push open with his riding-stick than it acted as gates without the upper hinge are known to do, to the peril of shins, whether equine or human.
He had spoken a few sentences to his companion, Nolan, a tall, dark man with a cadaverous equine Irish face, when he seemed to remember something and touched a bell which rang in another room.
He who believes that each equine species was independently created, will, I presume, assert that each species has been created with a tendency to vary, both under nature and under domestication, in this particular manner, so as often to become striped like other species of the genus; and that each has been created with a strong tendency, when crossed with species inhabiting distant quarters of the world, to produce hybrids resembling in their stripes, not their own parents, but other species of the genus.
s Aunt even then constantly reiterating, with inexpressible bitterness, that he was 'a chap,' and had a 'proud stomach,' and over and over again insisting on that equine provision being made for him which she had already so strongly prescribed.
The owners of equines did not dare to inflict torture on their animals.
The emergence of equine infectious anemia in France prompted the local authorities to issue a temporary ban on importing equines from this European country as it will be helpful in preventing the spread of the infection inside the Kingdom, according to the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture.
The dedication and passion of Four Corners' founders, Directors and volunteers is comendable, and allows for great attention to be paid to the rescue, rehabilitation, and rehoming of the equines in their care.
Some of the learning objectives for this camp include: Understanding the history and development of horses, identifying anatomy and biomechanics of equine movement, recognizing proper horsemanship and common management practices of equines and identifying career opportunities.
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In the last three decades, the institute has focused on infectious diseases confronting equines, surveillance and monitoring of equine diseases, development of diagnostics and vaccines and improvement of equine health and production which has led to national and international recognitions.
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