Definition of “bovine” - English Dictionary

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“bovine” in British English

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bovineadjective

uk /ˈbəʊ.vaɪn/ us /ˈboʊ.vaɪn/

specialized biology connected with cows:

a bovine virus
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slow or stupid in a way that a cow is thought to be:

He had a gentle, slightly bovine expression.

(Definition of “bovine” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“bovine” in American English

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bovineadjective

us /ˈboʊ·vɑɪn/

connected with cows, or like a cow because of being slow or stupid

(Definition of “bovine” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)