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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of mammals, including the horse, ass, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of the family Equidæ, formerly conterminous with the family, now often restricted to the horses proper, as distinguished from the asses and zebras. The horse is E. caballus. See horse, and cut under Equidæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. type genus of the Equidae: only surviving genus of the family Equidae

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