bovine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bovīnus ‎(relating to cattle), from bōs ‎(ox). Cognate to beef.

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Adjective[edit]

bovine ‎(comparative more bovine, superlative most bovine)

  1. (not comparable) Of or pertaining to cattle.
  2. (not comparable) Belonging to the tribe Bovini, including cows, buffalo, and bison.
  3. Sluggish, dull, slow-witted.

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Noun[edit]

bovine ‎(plural bovines)

  1. An animal of the tribe Bovini, including cattle, buffaloes and bison.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

bovine

  1. feminine singular of bovin

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bovine

  1. feminine plural of bovino

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bovīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of bovīnus