Definition of porcine in English:
Of, affecting, or resembling a pig or pigs: his flushed, porcine features
More example sentences
- The porcine genome was scanned to identify loci affecting coat color in an experimental cross between the Meishan breed and Dutch commercial lines.
- And all the time, Sandler's strange, porcine face hardly changes expression; it never shows anything approximating human feeling.
- Even though wild and unwise boar do not look for danger above them, and that a man hiding up a tree with a big sharpened log was sure to be able to get himself some pork for the barbecue, our porcine tormentors were safe.
Mid 17th century: from French porcin or Latin porcinus, from porcus 'pig'.
Words that rhyme with porcinepiscine • cosine • thylacine
Definition of porcine in:
- US English dictionary
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