15th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English, from Latin caprinus, from capr-, caper
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“Caprine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caprine. Accessed 16 May. 2022.
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