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bovine

EN[ˈbəʊ.vaɪn] [ˈboʊvaɪn]
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FR bovine

    Definition of bovine in English Dictionary

  • NounPLbovinesSUF-ine
    1. An animal of the tribe Bovini, including cattle, buffaloes and bison.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore bovineSUPmost bovine
      1. (not comparable) Of or pertaining to cattle.
        1. (not comparable) Belonging to the tribe Bovini, including cows, buffalo, and bison.
          1. Sluggish, dull, slow-witted.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • The infectious meal was prepared with fresh washed bovine red cells, viral supernatant (1:2) and adenosine triphosphate at 5 mM as phagostimulant.
              • Infection by pestiviruses like border disease virus and bovine viral diarrhea virus are characterized by CNS dysplasia and hypomyelinogenesis in a similar way than following AKAV infection [40 ].
              • Second, the possibility of xenocontamination during transplantation by mouse feeder layer, fetal bovine serum, or recombinant growth factors could therefore be avoided.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Adjectives by inflection type
                • Irregular adjectives
                  • Collateral adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
              Related Links:
              1. fr bovine
              2. fr bovines
              3. en bovines
              4. en bovinely
              5. fr bovinement
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of bovine for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "bovine" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjectives by inflection type. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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