EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN adjective of, relating to, or resembling a horse: a bold, equine face. Origin of equine 1770–80;
) horse +
-īnus -ine 1 Related forms e·quine·ly, adverb e·quin·i·ty, noun un·e·quine, adjective
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Examples from the Web for equinity Historical Examples of equinity British Dictionary definitions for equinity adjective of, relating to, or resembling a horse of, relating to, or belonging to the family Equidae, which comprises horses, zebras, and asses Derived Forms equinely, adverb Word Origin for equine
C18: from Latin
equīnus, from equus horse
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Word Origin and History for equinity 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").
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adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a horse. Of or belonging to the family Equidae, which includes the horses, asses, and zebras.
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Characteristic of or resembling horses or related animals, such as donkeys.
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