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Definition of "equine" []

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of a horse. (adjective)
  • Of or belonging to the family Equidae, which includes the horses, asses, and zebras. (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or resembling a horse (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Of, relating to, or belonging to the family Equidae, which comprises horses, zebras, and asses (adjective)

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Use "equine" in a sentence
  • "Fortunately, racing and drinking have always been inseparable and there are many tasty classics created in the name of equine pursuits that are far easier to pull off than the popular julep."
  • "Kathleen J.P. Tabor, an attorney from Elkridge who specializes in equine businesses and business law, said the Maryland horse industry has all but collapsed to the point that she considers leaving the specialty."
  • "But one does not need a masters degree in equine science to understand how painful this day was for the sport."