Definitions for Bovineˈboʊ vaɪn, -vin
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any of various members of the genus Bos
of or relating to or belonging to the genus Bos (cattle)
dull and slow-moving and stolid; like an ox
"showed a bovine apathy"
An animal of the family Bovidae, including cattle, buffaloes and bison.
Of or pertaining to cattle.
Belonging to the tribe Bovini, including cows, buffalo, and bison.
Sluggish, dull, slow-witted.
Origin: From bovinus, from bos. Cognate to beef.
of or pertaining to the genus Bos; relating to, or resembling, the ox or cow; oxlike; as, the bovine genus; a bovine antelope
having qualities characteristic of oxen or cows; sluggish and patient; dull; as, a bovine temperament
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We have found bovine TB in two dozen mammal species in South Africa and I would guess a form of TB could be found in every mammal, people didn't think it would spread, but it has.
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