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caprine

[kap-rahyn, -rin] /ˈkæp raɪn, -rɪn/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to goats.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin caprīnus; see caper1, -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for caprine

caprine

/ˈkæpraɪn/
adjective
1.
of or resembling a goat
Word Origin
C17: from Latin caprīnus, from caper goat
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Word Origin and History for caprine
adj.

"goat-like," c.1600, from Latin caprinus, from caper "goat" (see cab) + adjectival suffix -inus.

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caprine in Medicine

caprine cap·rine (kāp'rēn')
n.
See norleucine.

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