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Definition of the noun equine

What does equine mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: equines

  1. hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of equine: equid
    • more generic terms: odd-toed ungulate / perissodactyl / perissodactyl mammal = placental mammals having hooves with an odd number of toes on each foot
    • more specific terms:
      • 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
      • hinny = hybrid offspring of a male horse and a female donkey or ass
      • zebra = any of several fleet black-and-white striped African equines
      • Equus quagga / quagga = mammal of South Africa that resembled a zebra
    • member of: Equidae / family Equidae = horses; asses; zebras

Alternative definition of the noun equine


  1. Any horse or horse-like animal, especially one of the genus Equus.

Definition of the adjective equine

What does equine mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. resembling a horse
  2. of or belonging to the family Equidae

Alternative definition of the adjective equine


  1. Of or relating to a horse or horses
  2. Of or relating to any member or members of the genus Equus.


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Phrases with Equine

  1. equine distemper
  2. equine encephalitis
  3. Equine Rhabdomyelosis
  4. equine encephalomyelitis

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Equine

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

Marsupials Australia Fever, arthritis Eastern Equine ...

Google previewBlack's Student Veterinary Dictionary (2017)

Equine. Canker. A debilitating affecting the frog (where it usually starts), the bars and the condition surrounding hoof of horses with soft moist material. It is a chronic moist HYPERTROPHIC PODODERMATITIS. It results from bacterial or fungal ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Arthropod-transmitted Infections of Man and Domesticated Animals (2001)

by R. W. Ashford

Eastern equine encephalitis is a serious and often fatal disease of humans, equines and other domesticated animals. Although outbreaks are sporadic, both temporally and spatially, and generally involve smaller numbers of cases than do ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Infectious Diseases (2007)

by Carol Turkington, Bonnie Ashby

encephalitis, eastern equine Less than 1 percent of the children who contract the disease will die. Some may experience occasional seizures or behavioral changes (such as reduced attention span). Risk Factors and Preventive Measures ...

Google previewMillwater's Farriery: The Illustrated Dictionary of Horseshoeing and Hoofcare

by Dave Millwater

Equine. Digit. PI. (Long Pastern Bone, First Phalanx, Proximal Phalange) PII. ( Short Pastern, Os Coronae, Second Phalanx, Middle Phalange) PIII. (Coffin Bone , Os Pedis, Pedal Bone, Third Phalanx, Distal Phalange) Navicular Bone.

Google previewDorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary E-Book (2012)

by Dorland

Venezuelan equine e. (VEE), a viral disease of horses and mules, communicable to humans, seen from Venezuela north to the (en-sef"o-lo-mo(en-sef"o-lo263 encephalopathy southwestern United States; human infection resembles influenza, ...

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Scrabble value of E1Q10U1I1N1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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