of, like, or characteristic of a horse
Origin of equineClassical Latin equinus from equus: see equestrian
- Of, relating to, or characteristic of a horse.
- Of or belonging to the family Equidae, which includes the horses, asses, and zebras.
Origin of equineLatin equīnus from equus horse ; see ekwo- in Indo-European roots.
OriginSee also: équine
From Latin equīnus (“of or pertaining to horses”).