Porcine meaning

pôrsīn
Relating to or resembling pigs.
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The definition of porcine is like or looking like a pig.

An example of someone porcine is a person covered in mud.

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Of or like pigs or hogs.
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Of, or pertaining to, the pig.
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Overweight to the extent of resembling a pig; morbidly obese.
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Of or resembling swine or a pig.
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Origin of porcine

  • Middle English from Old French porcin from Latin porcīnus from porcus pig porko- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From the Latin adjective porcinus, from the noun porcus (“pig").

    From Wiktionary