/kap"ruyn, -rin/, adj.
of or pertaining to goats.
[1375-1425; late ME < L caprinus; see CAPER1, -INE1]

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  • Caprine — Cap rine, a. [L. caprinus.] Of or pertaining to a goat; as, caprine gambols. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caprine — goat like, c.1600, from L. caprinus, from caper goat + adj. suffix inus …   Etymology dictionary

  • caprine — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin caprinus, from capr , caper Date: 15th century of, relating to, or being a goat < caprine serum > < the caprine family > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • caprine — ● caprin, caprine adjectif (latin caprinus) Relatif aux chèvres : Espèce caprine …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Caprine — Caprinae Caprinae …   Wikipédia en Français

  • caprine — adjective a) of or relating to goats b) goatlike …   Wiktionary

  • caprine — Relating to goats; goatlike. [L. caprinus, of goats] * * * cap·rine (kapґrin) [L. caper goat] 1. pertaining to or derived from a goat. 2. norleucine …   Medical dictionary

  • caprine — adj. of or pertaining to a goat; characteristic of a goat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • caprine — [ kaprʌɪn] adjective relating to or resembling a goat or goats. Origin ME: from L. caprinus, from caper, capr goat …   English new terms dictionary

  • caprine — cap·rine …   English syllables

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