ovine ovine

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or pertaining to or of the nature of or characteristic of a sheep or sheep

Usage(s):

  1. Hello, Dolly, brave new ovine; art thou a wolf in sheep's cloning? DENISE KEENEY BODEY Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
  2. Whose was that ovine yet sturdy countenance ? Whose that beady eye? Whose but William Harrison ("Jack") Dempsey's, Heavyweight Champion of the World.

News

  • Gene Discovery Leads to New OPP Test

    A new test is available to help sheep producers identify animals at high risk for ovine progressive pneumonia (OPP), thanks to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Agricultural Research Magazine

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ennui ennui
/ɛ ˈnu i /