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HORSE FAMILY [1 record]

Record 1 2011-12-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mammals
  • Horse Husbandry
DEF

Family of perissodactyl mammals consisting of the horses, asses, zebras and extinct related animals.

OBS

equine: term also used in the singular.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Mammifères
  • Élevage des chevaux
DEF

Famille de mammifères ongulés, périssodactyles, comprenant un grand nombre de formes fossiles à cinq, quatre ou trois doigts, et représentée aujourd'hui par le genre «equus», à pattes terminées par un seul doigt [...]

OBS

Le terme s'emploie aussi au singulier : un équidé.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Mamíferos
  • Cría de ganado caballar
DEF

Familia del orden de los Perissodactyla, que contiene sólo un género viviente, Equus, al lado de numersos géneros fósiles.

CONT

Son equinos el caballo, el asno, el mulo y el burdégano. El padre del burdégano es un caballo y la madre una asna.

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