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1. Of, relating to, or resembling a ruminant mammal of the bovid subfamily Bovinae, such as a cow, ox, or buffalo, especially one in the genus Bos.
2. Sluggish, dull, and stolid.
An animal of the subfamily Bovinae, especially one of the genus Bos.
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1. (Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Bovini (cattle), a bovid tribe including domestic cattle
2. (of people) dull; sluggish; stolid
(Animals) any animal belonging to the Bovini
[C19: from Late Latin bovīnus concerning oxen or cows, from Latin bōs ox, cow]
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bo•vine(ˈboʊ vaɪn, -vin)
1. of or pertaining to the subfamily Bovinae, which includes cattle, buffalo, and kudus.
2. oxlike; cowlike.
3. stolid; dull.n.
4. a bovine animal.
[1810–20; < Late Latin bovīnus= Latin bov- (s. of bōs) ox]
bo•vin′i•ty (-ˈvɪn ɪ ti) n.
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Relating to a cow or cattle.
An animal belonging to the genus (Bos) of ruminant mammals that includes the cow, wild ox, and yak.
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|Noun||1.||bovine - any of various members of the genus Bos|
bovid - hollow-horned ruminants
Bos, genus Bos - wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini
Bos taurus, cattle, cows, kine, oxen - domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"
|Adj.||1.||bovine - of or relating to or belonging to the genus Bos (cattle)|
|2.||bovine - dull and slow-moving and stolid; like an ox; "showed a bovine apathy"|
dull - lacking in liveliness or animation; "he was so dull at parties"; "a dull political campaign"; "a large dull impassive man"; "dull days with nothing to do"; "how dull and dreary the world is"; "fell back into one of her dull moods"
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bovine[ˈbəʊvaɪn] adj (also) (fig) (pej) → bovino/a
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n. bovino, referente al ganado.
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