[ee-kwahyn, ek-wahyn] /ˈi kwaɪn, ˈɛk waɪn/
of, relating to, or resembling a horse:
a bold, equine face.
of, relating to, or resembling a horse
of, relating to, or belonging to the family Equidae, which comprises horses, zebras, and asses
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”).
equine e·quine (ē’kwīn’, ěk’wīn’)
Characteristic of or resembling horses or related animals, such as donkeys.
noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. 1 (def 1b). [dis-tem-per] /dɪsˈtɛm pər/ noun 1. Veterinary Pathology. 2. a deranged condition of mind or body; a disorder or disease: a feverish distemper. 3. disorder or disturbance, especially of a political nature. verb (used with object) 4. Obsolete. to derange physically or mentally. /dɪsˈtɛmpə/ noun 1. any of various […]
noun, Pathology, Veterinary Pathology. 1. a viral disease of horses and mules that is communicable to humans, marked by inflammation of the brain and spinal cord.
- Equine herpesvirus
noun 1. (vet science) a viral disease of horses that may cause respiratory signs, abortion, neonatal death, and paresis. A vaccine is available against this disease EHV
- Equine infectious anaemia
noun 1. (vet science) a viral disease of horses, donkeys, and mules characterized by fever, anaemia, jaundice, depression, and weight loss EIA