horselike
adjective see horse I

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  • horselike — adjective a) Similar to a horse b) Similar to that of a horse; as, a horselike head …   Wiktionary

  • horselike — adj. of a horse, resembling a horse, like a horse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • horselike — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a horse …   Useful english dictionary

  • horse — horseless, adj. horselike, adj. /hawrs/, n., pl. horses, (esp. collectively) horse, v., horsed, horsing, adj. n. 1. a large, solid hoofed, herbivorous quadruped, Equus caballus, domesticated since prehistoric times, bred in a number of varieties …   Universalium

  • zebra — zebralike, zebraic /zi bray ik/, adj. zebrine /zee bruyn, brin/, adj. /zee breuh/; Brit. also /zeb reuh/, n., pl. zebras, (esp. collectively) zebra. 1. any of several horselike African mammals of the genus Equus, each species having a… …   Universalium

  • gasterosteiform — ▪ fish order Introduction       any member of the order Gasterosteiformes, a group of fishes characterized generally by soft fin rays, pelvic fins located on the abdomen, an air bladder without a duct to the gut, and a primitive kidney. Gill… …   Universalium

  • Merychippus — ▪ paleontology  extinct genus of early horses, found as fossils in deposits from the Middle and Late Miocene Epoch (16.4 to 5.3 million years ago). Merychippus descended from the earlier genus Parahippus.       The tooth pattern in Merychippus is …   Universalium

  • Horsly — Hors ly, a. Horselike. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kelpie — Kel pie, Kelpy Kel py, n.; pl. {Kelpies}. [Cf. Gael. cailpeach, calpach, colpach, a heifer, steer, colt, colpa a cow or horse.] (Scotch Myth.) An imaginary spirit of the waters, horselike in form, vulgarly believed to warn, by preternatural… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kelpies — Kelpie Kel pie, Kelpy Kel py, n.; pl. {Kelpies}. [Cf. Gael. cailpeach, calpach, colpach, a heifer, steer, colt, colpa a cow or horse.] (Scotch Myth.) An imaginary spirit of the waters, horselike in form, vulgarly believed to warn, by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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