meaning of asine

asine meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1530s, "she-ass," from French asine, from Latin asina (see ass (n.1)).

Sentence Examples with the word asine

This represents the Argive Dorians as having come by sea (apparently from the Maliac Gulf, the nearest seashore to Parnassian Doris), accompanied by survivors of the Dryopes (former inhabitants of that Doris), whose traces in south Euboea (Styra and Carystus), in Cythnus, and at Eion (Halieis), Hermione and Asine in Argolis, were held to indicate their probable route.

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