Equus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Equus type genus of the Equidae: only surviving genus of the family Equidae
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Zebras are members of the Equus genus.
    • n Equus (Zoöl) A genus of mammals, including the horse, ass, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n equus The typical genus of the family Equidæ, formerly conterminous with the family, now often restricted to the horses proper, as distinguished from the asses and zebras. The horse is E. caballus. See horse, and cut under Equidæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., horse

Usage

In literature:

The true horse (Equus) at length appears, in Europe and America, before the close of the Tertiary period.
"The Story of Evolution" by Joseph McCabe
Your cases are like those on the gradation in the genus Equus, recently discovered by Marsh in North America.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin" by Charles Darwin
Equus, Marsh's work on.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
Female of Equus Pegasus.
"Dynevor Terrace (Vol. I)" by Charlotte M. Yonge
Equus caballus (horse): 12 to 15.
"The Geological Evidence of The Antiquity of Man" by Charles Lyell
Homo sine religione, sicut equus sine fraeno.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
Num est equus tuus tardus?
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
And a restoration of a tiny little equus was looking up like an inquisitive mouse at a huge ruined painting by Rosa Bonheur.
"Hunters Out of Space" by Joseph Everidge Kelleam
Quem equus a duodecimo anno portare non potuit.
"Beowulf" by R. W. Chambers
Equus, the Horse; Capra, the Goat; and Cercopithecus, the Monkey, are also each a well-stocked chemist's shop.
"Adventures and Enthusiasms" by E. V. Lucas
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In poetry:

And as Achilles' fleet the Trojan waters sweeps,
So horror sways the throng,--Pfefferius sleeps!
And stalwart Konnor, though by Mercury inspired,
The Equus Carolus defies, and is retired.
"At The Ball Game" by Roswell Martin Field

In news:

Equus ' Written by Peter Shaffer, produced by Actor's Choice and A. Michael McKinney, and directed by Mike Seely.
' Equus ' actor Ian McCabe streaks into Chicago.
Martinez for " Equus ".
David Hemphill for " Equus ".
James Samuel Randolph in " Equus ".
Hyundai's new Equus is designed to compete with the Lexus LS 460 and the Mercedes-Benz S550.
2011 Hyundai Equus - 2010 New York Auto Show.
' Equus ' closure prompts rumors.
Daniel Radcliffe should have stayed at Hogwarts instead of entering the horse stables as Alan Strang in " Equus ," playing at the Broadhurst Theatre.
It turns out that Equus itself is a pretty lame old nag.
The Equines of ' Equus .
The successful London revivial of Equus is coming to Broadway, along with Mr Radcliffe.
Madison Theatre Guild illustrated this point at Friday's opening-night performance of Lettice and Lovage, a comedy by English playwright Peter Shaffer, the creator of Equus and Amadeus.
Madison Theatre Guild illustrated this point at Friday's opening-night performance of Lettice and Lovage , a comedy by English playwright Peter Shaffer, the creator of Equus and Amadeus.
The receiver will oversee operations of the project, such as paying the bills, but Equus Realty will retain ownership.
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In science:

Eohippus-Mesohippus-Equus sequence many of us learned as children.
Astrophysics in 2005
Next, consider the pair Equus (horse) and Rhinolophus (a bat).
Measuring Fit of Sequence Data to Phylogenetic Model: Gain of Power using Marginal Tests
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