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Definitions for equine
ˈi kwaɪn, ˈɛk waɪnequine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. equine, equidadjective

    hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck

  2. equineadjective

    resembling a horse

  3. equineadjective

    of or belonging to the family Equidae


  1. equinenoun

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

    Etymology: From equinus.

  2. equineadjective

    Of or relating to a horse or horses

    Etymology: From equinus.

  3. equineadjective

    Of or relating to any member or members of the genus Equus.

    Etymology: From equinus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Equineadjective

    of, pertaining to, or resembling, a horse

    Etymology: [L. equinus, fr. equus horse; akin to Gr. , Skr. ava, OS. ehu, AS. eh, eoh, Icel. jr, OIr. ech, cf. Skr. a to reach, overtake, perh. akin to E. acute, edge, eager, a. Cf. Hippopotamus.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Equine

    ē′kwīn, Equinal, ē-kwīn′al, adj. pertaining to a horse or horses.—n. Equin′ia, horse-pox, glanders, farcy. [L. equinusequus, a horse.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of equine in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of equine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of equine in a Sentence

  1. Kaye Marks:

    ' Equine-assisted activities and therapies' is an umbrella term, and all of the different types [ of activities ] fall underneath our umbrella.

  2. Josh Goldberg:

    Whether you’re walking through the labyrinth or doing archery or equine therapy, it’s designed to bring that peace of mind and clarity and how you’re going to get there.

  3. Chris Vincent:

    Staging an equine wedding might sound a bit mad, but, given we’re in lockdown, nothing seems normal anymore.

  4. Carolyn Garver:

    Veterans do really well with equine-assisted activities. Same with at-risk youth. It gives them a lot of self-confidence. It gives autistic children a lot of self-confidence, too, it's also good for people that have motor disorders : cerebral palsy, tic disorders. I think it has a lot of ramifications for many different disabilities.

  5. The Breeders:

    The death of Mongolian Groom is a loss to the entire horse racing community, our equine and human athletes' safety is the Breeders' Cup's top priority. We have worked closely with Santa Anita leading up to the World Championships to promote enhanced equine safety.

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