Origin of equine
Examples from the Web for equine
They have conventions, fansites, equine avatars…the whole nine.
Mislabeled lasagna has sent Europe into a tizzy, but equine protein is really no worse to eat than beef.
Americans are still just as squeamish about eating our equine friends as our cousins across the pond.
Her parents had promised the horse aficionado her very own equine companion when she turned 10.Newtown Victims: Dawn Hochsprung, Vicki Soto & More|Nina Strochlic|December 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The proverb is sometimes referred to as the “equine paradox.”
Thus we formed a procession, each leading some sort of equine freak.Camp and Trail|Stewart Edward White
He belongs to a menagerie, consisting chiefly of individuals of the equine and canine species.Portraits of Children of The Mobility|Percival Leigh
His rider plied whip, and forced him again forward upon the track of the equine hag, but with the same result.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 8|Ambrose Bierce
Those who prate about the marvellous intelligence of the equine race, are still under the magic of the story-books of their youth.A Veldt Official|Bertram Mitford
The natures: The part of the Centaur where the equine body is joined on to the human neck and head.The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri|Dante Alighieri
British Dictionary definitions for equine
Word Origin for equine
Word Origin and History for equine
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").