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bo·vine / ˈbōvīn; -vēn/ • adj. of, relating to, or affecting cattle: bovine tuberculosis. ∎  (of a person) slow-moving and dull-witted. • n. an animal of the cattle group, which also includes buffaloes and bisons. DERIVATIVES: bo·vine·ly adv.

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bovine XIX. — late L. bovīnus, f. L. bōs, bov-; see COW1, -INE1.