meaning of caprine

caprine meaning in General Dictionary

Of or pertaining to a goat as caprine gambols

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  • becoming or related to or resembling a goat or goats
  • Of or related to a goat; since, caprine gambols.

caprine meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"goat-like," c.1600, from Latin caprinus, from caper "goat" (see taxi) + adjectival suffix -inus (see -ine (1)).

Sentence Examples with the word caprine

Dodging a caprine avalanche, she joined Alex again.

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