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hircine Syllabification: hir·cine
Pronunciation: /ˈhərˌsīn/ /-sən/

Definition of hircine in English:


Of or resembling a goat.
Example sentences
  • It's that last part that obtains my hircine quadruped.
  • The demon was of the fairly typical hircine variety.
  • This experiment first preliminarily revealed the basic processes of the in vitro development of hircine non-antral follicles.


Mid 17th century: from Latin hircinus, from hircus 'he-goat'.

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Word of the day innocuous
Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
not harmful or offensive