equine


adjective

  1. of, relating to, or resembling a horse: a bold, equine face.

noun

  1. a horse.

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or resembling a horse
  2. of, relating to, or belonging to the family Equidae, which comprises horses, zebras, and asses
adj.

1765, from Latin equinus, from equus “horse,” from PIE root *ekwo- “horse” (cf. Greek hippos, Old Irish ech, Old English eoh, Gothic aihwa-, Sanskrit açva-, Avestan aspa-, Old Church Slavonic ehu-, all meaning “horse”).

adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a horse.
  2. Of or belonging to the family Equidae, which includes the horses, asses, and zebras.

  1. Characteristic of or resembling horses or related animals, such as donkeys.

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