caprine

[ kap-rahyn, -rin ]
/ ˈkæp raɪn, -rɪn /

adjective

of or relating to goats.

Origin of caprine

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin caprīnus; see caper1, -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for caprine

caprine

/ (ˈkæpraɪn) /

adjective

of or resembling a goat

Word Origin for caprine

C17: from Latin caprīnus, from caper goat
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Medicine definitions for caprine

caprine

[ kăprēn′ ]

n.

norleucine

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