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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Hin"ny
A hybrid between a stallion and an ass; -- correlative of the mule.

Etymology: L. hinnus, cf. Gr. �

noun Hin"ny
A term of endearment; darling; -- corrupted from honey.
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  1. Hybrid offspring of a male horse and a female donkey or ass; usually sterile ("a hinny has a gentler disposition than a mule")

From Latin hinnus – possibly cognate with hinnire (“to whinny”).

  1. The hybrid offspring of a stallion (male horse) and a she-ass (female donkey).

Alteration of whinny, which is onomatopoeic.

From standard English honey.

  1. (Geordie) A term of endearment usually for women.

    Fun Facts about the name Hinny

    • How unique is the name Hinny? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Hinny was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
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    Past life for Hinny born Jan 4, 1978

    I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 1225. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

    You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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