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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.
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]
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]
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|Noun||1.||rock hind - found around rocky coasts or on reefs|
hind - any of several mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers
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