bovine definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, associated with, or resembling a ruminant mammal associated with the genus Bos, such an ox, cow, or buffalo.
    • Sluggish, lifeless, and stolid.
    • Of or regarding cattle.
    • of the tribe Bovini, including cattle, buffalo, and bison.
    • Sluggish, dull, slow-witted.
    • Of or related to the genus Bos; relating to, or resembling, the ox or cow; oxlike.
    • Having characteristics characteristic of oxen or cattle; sluggish and diligent; dull.
    • lifeless and slow-moving and stolid; like an ox
    • of or concerning or from the genus Bos (cattle)
  • noun:
    • An animal of the genus Bos.
    • An animal of the family Bovidae, including cattle, buffaloes and bison.
    • Among The Bovinæ.
    • any one of various members of the genus Bos
  • others:
    • Pertaining or owned by oxen, or especially towards the Bovinæ; boviform.
    • Ox-like; stolid; inert; lifeless.

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