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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
bovine
    adj 1: of or relating to or belonging to the genus Bos (cattle)
           [syn: bovine, bovid]
    2: dull and slow-moving and stolid; like an ox; "showed a bovine
       apathy"
    n 1: any of various members of the genus Bos

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Bovine \Bo"vine\, a. [LL. bovinus, fr. L. bos, bovis, ox, cow:
   cf. F. bovine. See Cow.]
   [1913 Webster]
   1. (Zool.) Of or pertaining to the genus Bos; relating to,
      or resembling, the ox or cow; oxlike; as, the bovine
      genus; a bovine antelope.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. Having qualities characteristic of oxen or cows; sluggish
      and patient; dull; as, a bovine temperament.
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            The bovine gaze of gaping rustics.    --W. Black.
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Thesaurus Results for bovine:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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