Definition of hircine in English:

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hircine

Pronunciation: /ˈhərsīn/
Pronunciation: /ˈhərsən/

adjective

archaic
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.

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with hircine

ursine

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: hir·cine

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