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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.
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of or resembling a goat
[C17: from Latin caprīnus, from caper goat]
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(ˈkæp raɪn, -rɪn)

of or pertaining to goats.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin caprīnus; see caper1, -ine1]
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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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