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Bovine


BO'VINE, adjective [Los Latin bovinus, from bos, bovis, an ox.]

Pertaining to oxen and cows, or the quadrupeds of the genus bos.

This animal is the strongest and fiercest of the bovine genus.

The ox-born souls mean nothing more than the eight living souls, who issued from their allegorical mother, the bovine ark.