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Word of the Day for Sunday, March 8, 2009

equine \EE-kwahyn, EK-wahyn\, adjective:

of, pertaining to, or resembling a horse: a bold, equine face.

They were very frustrated with the inability of the authorities to react, so they started Equine Rescue to try to deal with horse cruelty cases.
-- Sally Clampett

1778, from L. equinus, from equus "horse," from PIE base ekwos "horse"

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