Definition of hippiatric in English:

hippiatric

Pronunciation /ˌhɪpɪˈatrɪk/

adjective

historical
  • Of, relating to, or concerning the medical treatment of horses.

noun

historical
  • A person who writes about or carries out medical treatment of horses.

Origin

Late 17th century (in an earlier sense). From Byzantine Greek ἱππιατρικός of or relating to the treatment of diseases of horses (only attested as noun) from Hellenistic Greek ἱππιατρός veterinary surgeon (from ancient Greek ἱππο- + ἰατρός healer, physician: see iatro-) + -ικός.