Caprine Definition

kăprīn
adjective
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a goat.
American Heritage
Of, relating to, or characteristic of an ungulate mammal of the subfamily Caprinae, including goats, sheep, and ibex.
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Wiktionary
noun

Any of certain caprids (including sheep) that are regarded as being similar to the goat; any member of the tribe Caprini.

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Other Word Forms of Caprine

Noun

Singular:
caprine
Plural:
caprines

Origin of Caprine

  • Latin caprīnus from caper capr- goat

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin caprīnus.

    From Wiktionary

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