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English adjective: bovine

1. bovine of or relating to or belonging to the genus Bos (cattle)


2. bovine dull and slow-moving and stolid; like an ox

SamplesShowed a bovine apathy.



English noun: bovine

1. bovine (animal) any of various members of the genus Bos

Broader (hypernym)bovid

Narrower (hyponym)Bos indicus, Bos taurus, Brahma, Brahman, Brahmin, cattle, cows, kine, ox, oxen, wild ox

Member meronymBos, genus Bos

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