caprine

caprine

[kap-rahyn, -rin]
adjective
of or pertaining to goats.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin caprīnus; see caper1, -ine1

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caprine (ˈkæpraɪn)
 
adj
of or resembling a goat
 
[C17: from Latin caprīnus, from caper goat]

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caprine
"goat-like," c.1600, from L. caprinus, from caper "goat."
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caprine cap·rine (kāp'rēn')
n.
See norleucine.

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