[ hûrkəs ]

n. pl. hir•ci (-sī′)

The odor of the armpits.
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Examples from the Web for hircus

  • And in their midst, immobile and terrible, sat the Hircus Nocturnus, enthroned upon the shrine.

    Under the Witches' Moon|Nathan Gallizier
  • In their midst 99 sat Hircus Nocturnus, the great he-goat, enthroned upon the mountain.

    The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci|Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky