caprine


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cap·rine

 (kăp′rīn′)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a goat.
2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of an ungulate mammal of the subfamily Caprinae, including goats, sheep, and ibex.

[Latin caprīnus, from caper, capr-, goat.]

cap·rine n.

caprine

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

cap•rine

(ˈkæp raɪn, -rɪn)

adj.
of or pertaining to goats.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin caprīnus; see caper1, -ine1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.caprine - being or pertaining to or resembling a goat or goats; "caprine creatures"; "a caprine strain of virus"; "a caprine voice"
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