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por·cine

 (pôr′sīn′)
adj.
Of or resembling swine or a pig: "a bald porcine old man" (Vladimir Nabokov).

[Middle English, from Old French porcin, from Latin porcīnus, from porcus, pig; see porko- in Indo-European roots.]

porcine

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

por•cine

(ˈpɔr saɪn, -sɪn)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to swine.
2. resembling swine; hoggish; piggish.
[1650–60; < Latin porcīnus; see pork, -ine1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.porcine - relating to or suggesting swine; "comparison between human and porcine pleasures"
2.porcine - repellently fat; "a bald porcine old man"
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
3.porcine - resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy; "piggish table manners"; "the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father"; "swinish slavering over food"
gluttonous - given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink; "over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands"; "a gluttonous debauch"; "a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure"

porcine

adjective
Translations

porcine

[ˈpɔːsaɪn] ADJporcino, porcuno

porcine

adj (= pig-like)schweineartig; (= of pigs)Schweine-; … are members of the porcine familygehören zur Familie der Schweine or zu den Schweineartigen

por·cine

a. porcino-a, rel. al cerdo;
___ valve implantimplante de válvula porcina.

porcine

adj porcino
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