Hind - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |haɪnd|  American pronunciation of the word hind
Brit.  |haɪnd|  British pronunciation of the word hind

noun

- any of several mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers
- a female deer, especially an adult female red deer

adjective

- located at or near the back of an animal(syn: back, hinder)

Examples

...the frog's long hind legs...

...the hawk's reddish hind feathers...

the hinder part of a carcass

...cats have five fore toes but only four hind toes...

The next instant the hind coach passed my engine by a shave.

The vet examined the horse's hind feet.

ventral (or pelvic) fins correspond to the hind limbs of a quadruped

Word forms

noun
singular: hind
plural: hinds
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