bovine bovine  /ˈboʊ ˌvaɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to or belonging to the genus Bos (cattle)
  2. (adj) dull and slow-moving and stolid; like an ox
  3. (n) any of various members of the genus Bos

Usage(s):

  1. One of the causes of the first war of Indian independence in 1857, was bovine grease on cartridges issued to the Hindu troops.
  2. It is well known that the first vaccinations against smallpox contained bovine ingredients.

News

  1. Bovine TB case in ND shouldn't hurt exports

    North Dakota's first reported case of bovine tuberculosis in 14 years shouldn't threaten the state's federally designated "TB-free" status, state and cattle industry officials say.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Baytown Sun

  2. Bovine TB case in North Dakota shouldn't hurt exporting

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's first reported case of bovine tuberculosis in 14 years shouldn't threaten the state's federally designated "TB-free" status, state and cattle industry officials say.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WDAY 6 Fargo

  3. Bovine TB case in ND shouldn't hurt exporting

    State and cattle industry officials say North Dakota's first reported case of bovine tuberculosis in 14 years shouldn't threaten the state's federally designated "TB-free" status.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KOTA Rapid City

Quotes

  1. Wales's rural affairs minister Elin Jones said: "Formal notices have been issued to the community at Skanda Vale for two more bovines at the community to be put down to bring the outbreak of bovine TB there under control."
    on Aug 22, 2007 By: Elin Jones Source: BBC News

  2. "The results confirm the presence of (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) in this animal," Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns said at a Friday news conference.
    on Jun 24, 2005 By: Mike Johanns Source: WMTW

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