[pawr-sahyn, -sin]
of or pertaining to swine.
resembling swine; hoggish; piggish.

1650–60; < Latin porcīnus; see pork, -ine1

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porcine (ˈpɔːsaɪn)
of, connected with, or characteristic of pigs
[C17: from Latin porcīnus, from porcus pig]

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Word Origin & History

1656, from Fr. porcin, from L. porcinus "of a hog," from porcus "hog, pig" (see pork).
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porcine   (pôr'sīn')  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to or resembling pigs.
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Example sentences
Hand-sculpted pigs in lifelike shades of porcine pink stand, their legs in a snow-bank of flour so that they dry evenly.
It's a kind of gelatinous headcheese that also contains pig's feet and other porcine parts, always sliced thick and served cold.
Cranky flightless birds and their green porcine enemies are on every screen these days.
Porcine fetal brain cells are similar to human fetal cells but are more readily available.
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