caprine

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adjective cap·rine \ˈka-ˌprīn\

Definition of caprine

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a goat <caprine serum> <the caprine family>

Origin and Etymology of caprine

Middle English, from Latin caprinus, from capr-, caper


First Known Use: 15th century


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