Definition of Bisontine

1. Adjective. Relating to or characteristic of bison.

Partainyms: Bison



Definition of Bisontine

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or resembling a bison ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bisontine

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bisontine

bismutohauchecornite
bismutomicrolite
bismutopyrochlore
bismutostibiconite
bismutotantalite
bisn't
bisnaga
bisnagas
bisoliton
bisolitonic
bisolitons
bison
bisonant
bisons
bisontine (current term)
bisoprolol
bisoxatin
bisoxatin acetate
bisoxazoline
bisoxazolines
bispecific
bispectra
bispectral
bispectrum
bisphenol
bisphenol A
bisphenol a-glycidyl methacrylate
bisphenols
bisphosphatase

Literary usage of Bisontine

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1. British Mammals: An Attempt to Describe and Illustrate the Mammalian Fauna by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1903)
"... very near to where the bisontine forms branch off; in fact, ... a good deal of kinship in origin between the Taurine and bisontine races, ..."

2. Prodromus Faunæ Zeylanicæ: Being Contributions to the Zoology of Ceylon by Edward Frederic Kelaart, George Gardner, Walter Elliot, Edward Blyth, Edgar Leopold Layard (1852)
"... name generally applied to it by English sportsmen, it exhibits marked structural differences excluding it from the bisontine group as defined by Cuvier. ..."

3. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1827)
"THE bisontine GROUP. If the elevated ridge of the spine on the shoulders, long legs, a woolly fur, and the residence in mountain forests, approach the ..."

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