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Definition of "bovine" []

  • Of, relating to, or resembling a ruminant mammal of the genus Bos, such as an ox, cow, or buffalo. (adjective)
  • Sluggish, dull, and stolid. (adjective)
  • An animal of the genus Bos. (noun)

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.

Use "bovine" in a sentence
  • "Pilotshark says: but the real one is a masters in bovine scatolgy"
  • "January 13th, 2010 at 1: 31 pm just the bleepn facts says: bovine is always counting down, because she only knows how to count to 5 and it takes her an hour to figure out how to do it backwards!"
  • "Dr. Essey, who had training in bovine tuberculosis epidemiology, developed a specialty in identifying, tracing and eradicating tuberculosis from cattle and elk herds."