[ ĕk′wĭd, ē′kwĭd ]
Any of various hoofed mammals of the family Equidae, which includes horses, donkeys, and zebras. Equids have muscular bodies with long, slender legs adapted for running and a single hoofed digit at the end of each limb.
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Equid, the horse family, a division of the odd-toed (perissodactyle) Ungulates or hoofed mammals.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various