What is another word for kine?

52 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kˈa͡ɪn], [ kˈa‍ɪn], [ k_ˈaɪ_n]

The word "kine" is an archaic term used to describe cows or cattle. Some synonyms for "kine" include "cows," "bovines," "heifers," "steers," "bulls," and "calves." "Cows" is a common synonym for "kine" and refers to female cattle that have either given birth or are over the age of two years. "Bovines" is another synonym that refers to all types of cattle, including cows, bulls, and calves. "Heifers" refers specifically to female cattle that have not yet given birth, while "steers" are male cattle that have been castrated. "Bulls" are male cattle that have not been castrated, and "calves" refer to young cattle that have not yet reached maturity.

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What are the hypernyms for Kine?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Kine

Then he brought the kine to life, so that they were whole, and he cured the mad one.
"The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries"
W. Y. Evans Wentz
There was great sadness on his foster-mother, and she told him to bring the kine back to life.
"The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries"
W. Y. Evans Wentz
These five they brought to mee to the fort, and a number of goodes, both of sheep and kine, which satisfied most part of the countrey, that they had stolen them from.
"Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)"
Walter Scott

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