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ferine

[feer-ahyn, -in] /ˈfɪər aɪn, -ɪn/
adjective
1.
feral1 .
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; < Latin ferīnus, equivalent to fer(a) a wild animal (noun use of feminine of ferus wild) + -īnus -ine1
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ferine

/ˈfɪəraɪn/
adjective
1.
another word for feral1 , feral1
Word Origin
C17: from Latin ferīnus, of wild animals, from fera wild beast
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Word Origin and History for ferine
adj.

1630s, from Latin ferinus "pertaining to wild animals," from fera "wild beast" (see fierce).

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