hircine

hircine

[hur-sahyn, -sin]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or resembling a goat.
2.
having a goatish odor.
3.
lustful; libidinous.

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin hircīnus of a goat, equivalent to hirc(us) goat + -īnus -ine1

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hircine (ˈhɜːsaɪn, -sɪn)
 
adj
1.  archaic of or like a goat, esp in smell
2.  literary lustful; lascivious
 
[C17: from Latin hircīnus, from hircus goat]

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