noun: A plural of cow.
From Middle English kyn, from Old English cyna, a plural of cu (cow). Earliest documented use: 1800.
Kine is perhaps the only word in English that has no letters in common with its singular form, cow. Other words that are pluralized using -n marker are children, brethren, and oxen.
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