Definition of hircine in English:

hircine

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

adjective

archaic
  • Of or resembling a goat.
    More 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'.

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