- of, relating to, or resembling a horse: a bold, equine face.
- a horse.
Origin of equine
Examples from the Web for equinity
Historical Examples of equinity
Humanity is superior to equinity, felinity, caninity; but there are degrees of humanness.Concerning Children
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
- of, relating to, or resembling a horse
- of, relating to, or belonging to the family Equidae, which comprises horses, zebras, and asses
Word Origin 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").
- Of, relating to, or characteristic of a horse.
- Of or belonging to the family Equidae, which includes the horses, asses, and zebras.
- Characteristic of or resembling horses or related animals, such as donkeys.