Any of various mammals of the family Equidae, having a single hoofed digit on each foot, and including the horses, asses, and zebras.
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.
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