[ ĕkwĭd, ēkwĭd ]

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.

Nearby words

  1. equi np deletion,
  2. equi-,
  3. equiangular,
  4. equiaxial,
  5. equicaloric,
  6. equidistance,
  7. equidistant,
  8. equiform,
  9. equilateral,
  10. equilateral hyperbola

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