equine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin equīnus (of or pertaining to horses).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛˌkwaɪn/, /ˈiːˌkwaɪn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛˌkwaɪn/, /ˈiˌkwaɪn/
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Adjective[edit]

equine (comparative more equine, superlative most equine)

  1. Of or relating to a horse or horses.
    • 2023 January 11, Richard Foster, “British Rail's weirdest railways...: Nantlle Railway”, in RAIL, number 974, page 51:
      Four years after the publication of the Modernisation Report, and two years after the very first 'Pilot Scheme' diesels were introduced, BR finally said goodbye to a form of traction even older than the steam locomotive. This was the horse... and the line that used equine power was older than the Liverpool & Manchester [Railway].
  2. Of or relating to any member or members of the genus Equus.

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Noun[edit]

equine (plural equines)

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

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Italian[edit]

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equine f

  1. feminine plural of equino

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

equīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of equīnus