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 Dictionary entry overview: What does kine mean? 

KINE (noun)
  The noun KINE has 1 sense:

1. domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age

  Familiarity information: KINE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

KINE (noun)

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Domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals


Bos taurus; cattle; cows; kine; oxen

Context examples:

so many head of cattle / wait till the cows come home / seven thin and ill-favored kine / a team of oxen

Hypernyms ("kine" is a kind of...):

bovine (any of various members of the genus Bos)

Meronyms (parts of "kine"):

beef; boeuf (meat from an adult domestic bovine)

Meronyms (members of "kine"):

calf (young of domestic cattle)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "kine"):

Welsh; Welsh Black (a breed of dual-purpose cattle developed in Wales)

dairy cattle; dairy cow; milch cow; milcher; milk cow; milker (cattle that are reared for their milk)

Africander (tall large-horned humped cattle of South Africa; used for meat or draft)

red poll (hornless short-haired breed of beef and dairy cattle)

grade (a variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed)

beef; beef cattle (cattle that are reared for their meat)

cow; moo-cow (female of domestic cattle:)

bull (uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle)

bullock; steer (castrated bull)

stirk (yearling heifer or bullock)

ox (an adult castrated bull of the genus Bos; especially Bos taurus)

Devon (red dual-purpose cattle of English origin)

Holonyms ("kine" is a member of...):

Bos; genus Bos (wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini)

herd (a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans)

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