Kine definitions

kīn
Cows; cattle.
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(archaic or dialectal) Plural form of cow.
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(obsolete, no longer productive) Prefix occurring in words signifying royalty or kingship.
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Origin of kine

From Middle English kyn, kuin, kiin, kien, variant (double plural) of Middle English ky, kye (“cows”), equivalent to ky, kye +‎ -en. Alternative etymology derives Middle English kyn from Old English cȳna (“cows', of cows”), genitive plural of (“cow”). More at cow.