Definition of ovibovine in English:

ovibovine

adjective

Zoology
  • Of, relating to, or designating a group of goat-antelopes comprising the tribe Ovibovini, whose living members are the musk ox, Ovibos moschatus, and the takin, Budorcas taxicolor.

noun

Zoology
  • An ovibovine animal.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From ovi- + bovine, after scientific Latin Ovibovinae, subfamily name.

Pronunciation

ovibovine

/ˌəʊvɪˈbəʊvʌɪn/