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vituline

[ vich-uh-lahyn, -lin ]
/ ˈvɪtʃ əˌlaɪn, -lɪn /
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adjective
of, relating to, or resembling a calf or veal.
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Origin of vituline

1650–60; <Latin vitulīnus, equivalent to vitul(us) calf + -īnus-ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for vituline

vituline
/ (ˈvɪtjʊˌlaɪn, -lɪn) /

adjective
of or resembling a calf or veal

Word Origin for vituline

C17: from Latin vitulīnus, from vitulus a calf
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