Equid meaning

ĕkwĭd, ēkwĭd
Any of various mammals of the family Equidae, having a single hoofed digit on each foot, and including the horses, asses, and zebras.
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Any of various hoofed mammals of the family Equidae, which includes horses, donkeys, and zebras. Equids have muscular bodies with long, slender legs adapted for running and a single hoofed digit at the end of each limb.
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Origin of equid

  • From New Latin Equidae family name from Latin equus horse ekwo- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition