Origin of vulpine
Examples from the Web for vulpine
The reason why the vulpine ravager is spared by these wretches is—that wolves devour children!
Vulpine, vul′pin, adj. relating to or like the fox: cunning.
Pakenham looked from the one to the other, from the thin, vulpine face to the thin, leonine one.54-40 or Fight|Emerson Hough
I have watched them cover their tracks with a cunning more than vulpine.'Tis Sixty Years Since|Charles Francis Adams
More distinct from all the preceding are the members of the alopecoid or vulpine section, which are unknown in South America.
British Dictionary definitions for vulpine
Word Origin for vulpine
Word Origin and History for vulpine
"pertaining to a fox, fox-like," 1620s, from Latin vulpinus "of or pertaining to a fox," from vulpes, earlier volpes (genitive vulpis, volpis) "fox," of unknown origin.