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bo·vine

 (bō′vīn′, -vēn′)
adj.
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.
n.
An animal of the subfamily Bovinae, especially one of the genus Bos.

[Late Latin bovīnus, from Latin bōs, bov-, cow; see gwou- in Indo-European roots.]
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bovine

(ˈbəʊvaɪn)
adj
1. (Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Bovini (cattle), a bovid tribe including domestic cattle
2. (of people) dull; sluggish; stolid
n
(Animals) any animal belonging to the Bovini
[C19: from Late Latin bovīnus concerning oxen or cows, from Latin bōs ox, cow]
ˈbovinely adv
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bo•vine

(ˈboʊ vaɪn, -vin)

adj.
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′vine•ly, adv.
bo•vin′i•ty (-ˈvɪn ɪ ti) n.
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bo·vine

(bō′vīn′)
Adjective
Relating to a cow or cattle.
Noun
An animal belonging to the genus (Bos) of ruminant mammals that includes the cow, wild ox, and yak.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bovine - any of various members of the genus Bosbovine - 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
wild ox, ox - any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos
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"
Bos indicus, Brahma, Brahman, Brahmin - any of several breeds of Indian cattle; especially a large American heat and tick resistant greyish humped breed evolved in the Gulf States by interbreeding Indian cattle and now used chiefly for crossbreeding
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

adjective
1. cow-like, taurine, calf-like, cattle-like an expression half bovine and half sheep-like
2. dull, heavy, slow, thick, stupid, dull, dense, sluggish, lifeless, inactive, inert, lethargic, dozy (Brit. informal), listless, unresponsive, stolid, torpid, slothful I'm depressed by the bovine enthusiasm of the crowd's response.
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Translations
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bovinus

bovine

[ˈbəʊvaɪn] ADJbovino (fig) → lerdo, estúpido
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bovine

[ˈbəʊvaɪn] adj
[disease] → bovin(e)
[person] → bovin(e)
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bovine

adj (lit)Rinder-; appearancerinderartig; (fig)stupide, einfältig
nRind nt
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bovine

[ˈbəʊvaɪn] adj (also) (fig) (pej) → bovino/a
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bo·vine

n. bovino, referente al ganado.
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bovine

adj bovino
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Foot-and-mouth disease and bovine respiratory syncytial virus will be the focus of the afternoon session as figures show respiratory disease affects almost 1.9 million calves in the UK each year, and costing pounds 54m.
Of the 18 positive samples, 13 were also positive by PCR for 1 or 2 other viral pathogens (bovine herpesvirus 1, parainfluenza 3 virus, bovine coronavirus, bovine respiratory syncytial virus, bovine viral diarrhea virus).

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