from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Of, relating to, or resembling a ruminant mammal of the bovid subfamily Bovinae, especially one in the genus Bos, such as a cow, ox, or buffalo.
- adjective Sluggish, dull, and stolid.
- noun An animal of the subfamily Bovinae, especially one of the genus Bos.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining or belonging to oxen, or specifically to the Bovinæ; boviform.
- Ox-like; stolid; inert; dull.
- noun One of the Bovinæ.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the genus Bos; relating to, or resembling, the ox or cow; oxlike.
- adjective Having qualities characteristic of oxen or cows; sluggish and patient; dull.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective not comparable Of or pertaining to
- adjective not comparable Belonging to the tribe Bovini, including
cows, buffalo, and bison.
Sluggish, dull, slow-witted.
- noun An animal of the
family Bovidae, including cattle, buffaloesand bison.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective dull and slow-moving and stolid; like an ox
- noun any of various members of the genus Bos
- adjective of or relating to or belonging to the genus Bos (cattle)
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Many proteins are excluded from the bovine fetal circulation by these 6 layers (for example, bovine fetal blood contains 1/500th of the antibodies found in bovine maternal blood).
January 13th, 2010 at 1: 31 pm just the bleepn facts says: bovine is always counting down, because she only knows how to count to 5 and it takes her an hour to figure out how to do it backwards!
Dr. Essey, who had training in bovine tuberculosis epidemiology, developed a specialty in identifying, tracing and eradicating tuberculosis from cattle and elk herds.
Pilotshark says: but the real one is a masters in bovine scatolgy
It had not been discovered because it is not found in bovine species in nature.
"Ox are cheap and easy to train but they're essentially bovine, which is to say, smart but slow," he said.
It’s a work in progress, and bovine is one of the “tools” involved …;)
Also, it doesn’t help that our milk products contain bovine growth hormones and anti-biotics and are really not fit for consumption.
More calling the bovine faced, kebab munching, illiberal, fat arsed, wank film claiming, slack jawed inbred, large uddered, not sure where she bloody lives, the Rt Hon.
Is recombinant bovine somatotropin rBST, more commonly called bovine growth hormone, or BGH on its way out?