hind definition

  • adjective:
    • situated at or creating the rear or rear; posterior: an animal's hind feet; the hinder part of a steer.
    • situated on backside (most often said of pets' areas of the body).
    • in backside; -- opposed to front; of or regarding the part or end which follows or is at the rear of, versus the component that leads or is before
    • positioned at or close to the back of an animal
  • noun:
    • a lady red deer.
    • Any of a few fishes associated with the genus Epinephelus of Atlantic seas, related to and resembling the groupers.
    • Chiefly British A farm laborer, particularly a talented employee.
    • Archaic A country bumpkin; a rustic.
    • a lady deer, specifically a red deer at least 2 yrs old.
    • A servant, specifically an agricultural labourer.
    • The female regarding the purple deer, which the male is the stag.
    • A spotted meals fish regarding the genus Epinephelus, as Epinephelus apua of Bermuda, and Epinephelus Drummond-hayi of Florida; -- called additionally coney, John Paw, spotted hind.
    • A domestic; a servant.
    • A peasant; a rustic; a farm servant.
    • The female associated with the red deer or stag in and after its 3rd 12 months: correlative to hart for male.
    • One of various fishes of the family Serranidæ and genus Epinephelus, as E. drummond-hayi, a grouper of the Gulf coast of the United States.
    • A laboring man mounted on a household; an agricultural laborer; a peasant; a farm-servant; a rustic.
    • a little bass-like seafood, Cephalopholis cruentalis, associated with the family Serranidæ, found in the western Indies.
    • women deer, especially an adult feminine purple deer
    • any of a number of mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers
  • others:
    • Pertaining to, constituting, or like the rear or posterior extremity, since a body or an object; backwards; posterior: opposed to fore: because, the hind toe of a bird; the hind foot of a horse; the hind part of an animal.
    • An abbreviation of Hindu, Hindustan, and Hindustani. Within the etymologies with this dictionary it stands only for Hindustani.

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