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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Late Latin
Origin: bovinus, from Latin bos 'ox, cow'

bovine

adjective
     
Related topics: Animals
bo‧vine
1HBA technical relating to cows:
bovine diseases
2 written slow and slightly stupid, like a cow - used to show disapproval:
a bovine expression of contentment

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