Definitions for ovineˈoʊ vaɪn, ˈoʊ vɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•vineˈoʊ vaɪn, ˈoʊ vɪn(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a sheep.

    Category: Animal Husbandry

Origin of ovine:

1820–30; < LL ovīnus= L ov(is) sheep +-īnus -ine1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ovine(adj)

    of or pertaining to or of the nature of or characteristic of a sheep or sheep

Wiktionary

  1. ovine(Noun)

    A sheep.

  2. ovine(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, resembling, or being a sheep.

  3. ovine(Adjective)

    Specifically, resembling a sheep in character; passive, of low intelligence and acquiescent.

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