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hind 1

 (hīnd) also hind·er (hīn′dər)
adj.
Located at or forming the back or rear; posterior: an animal's hind legs; the hinder part of a steer.

[Middle English hinde, short for bihinde, behind, from Old English bihindan; see ko- in Indo-European roots.]

hind 2

 (hīnd)
n.
1. A female red deer.
2. Any of various spotted groupers of the genus Epinephelus or various related fishes of the genus Cephalopholis.

[Middle English, from Old English.]

hind 3

 (hīnd)
n.
1. Chiefly British A farm laborer, especially a skilled worker.
2. Archaic A country bumpkin; a rustic.

[Alteration of Middle English hine, household servants, possibly from Old English hīne, genitive of hīgan, hīwan, members of a household; see kei- in Indo-European roots.]
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hind

(haɪnd)
adj, hinder, hindmost or hindermost
(prenominal) (esp of parts of the body) situated at the back or rear: a hind leg.
[Old English hindan at the back, related to German hinten; see behind, hinder2]

hind

(haɪnd)
n, pl hinds or hind
1. (Animals) the female of the deer, esp the red deer when aged three years or more
2. (Animals) any of several marine serranid fishes of the genus Epinephelus, closely related and similar to the gropers
[Old English hind; related to Old High German hinta, Greek kemas young deer, Lithuanian szmúlas hornless]

hind

(haɪnd)
(formerly) n
1. (Historical Terms) a simple peasant
2. (Agriculture) (in N Britain) a skilled farm worker
3. (Historical Terms) a steward
[Old English hīne, from hīgna, genitive plural of hīgan servants]
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hind1

(haɪnd)

adj.
situated in the rear or at the back; posterior: the hind legs of an animal.
[1300–50; Middle English hinde; compare Old English hindan (adv.) from behind, at the back, c. Old High German hintana, Gothic hindana; compare behind, hinder2]
syn: See back1.

hind2

(haɪnd)

n., pl. hinds, (esp. collectively) hind.
1. the female of the European red deer in and after the third year.
2. any of various groupers of the genus Epinephelus, of warm Atlantic seas, as the orange-speckled E. adscensionis (rock hind).
[before 900; Middle English, Old English, c. Middle Dutch hinde, Old High German hinta]

hind3

(haɪnd)

n.
1. a peasant; rustic.
2. Chiefly Scot. a farm laborer.
[before 1000; alter. of Middle English hine (pl.) servants, Old English (Anglian) hīne,hī(g)na, genitive of hīgan (West Saxon hīwan) members of a household; compare hide3]

Hind.

1. Hindu.
2. Hindustan.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hind - any of several mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers
grouper - usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas
Epinephelus, genus Epinephelus - genus of groupers or sea bass
Epinephelus adscensionis, rock hind - found around rocky coasts or on reefs
2.hind - a female deer, especially an adult female red deer
Cervus elaphus, red deer, wapiti, American elk, elk - common deer of temperate Europe and Asia
Adj.1.hind - located at or near the back of an animalhind - located at or near the back of an animal; "back (or hind) legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass"
posterior - located at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure
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hind

adjective back, rear, hinder, posterior, caudal (Anatomy) Suddenly the cow kicked up its hind legs.
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hind

adjective
Located in the rear:
Nautical: after.
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Translations
أيْلَه، أنثى الأيِّلخَلْفي
laňzadní
bag-hind
aftur-hind
briežu māte
laň
arkaartdişi geyik

hind

1 [haɪnd] ADJ [leg, foot] → trasero, posterior
he could talk the hind leg(s) off a donkey (Brit) → habla hasta por los codos

hind

2 [haɪnd] N (hinds or hind (pl)) → cierva f
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hind

[ˈhaɪnd]
adj [legs] → de derrière
he could talk the hind legs off a donkey → c'est un vrai moulin à paroles
nbiche f
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hind

:
hindmost
adj superl of hind2hinterste(r, s)
hindquarters
plHinterteil nt; (of carcass)Hinterviertel nt; (of horse)Hinterhand f

hind

1
n (Zool) → Hirschkuh f, → Hindin f (poet)

hind

2
adjHinter-; hind legsHinterbeine pl; hind feetHinterfüße pl; hind pawsHinterpfoten pl; the horse reared up on its hind legsdas Pferd bäumte sich auf; he can or could talk the hind leg(s) off a donkey (inf)er kann einem ein Ohr or die Ohren abreden (inf)
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hind

1 [haɪnd] adj (leg) → posteriore
he would talk the hind leg off a donkey (fam) → parla come una macchinetta

hind

2 [haɪnd] n (Zool) → cerva
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hind1

(haind) noun
a female deer, especially of the red deer.

hind2

(haind) adjective
at the back (usually of an animal). a hind leg.
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