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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.]
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(Zoology) of, connected with, or characteristic of pigs
[C17: from Latin porcīnus, from porcus pig]
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por•cine(ˈpɔr saɪn, -sɪn)
1. of or pertaining to swine.
2. resembling swine; hoggish; piggish.
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|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"
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a. porcino-a, rel. al cerdo;
___ valve implant → implante de válvula porcina.
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