ferine

adjective
fe·​rine | \ ˈfir-ˌīn How to pronounce ferine (audio) \

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Examples of ferine in a Sentence

the boxer's ferine ferocity in the ring is legendary

First Known Use of ferine

1640, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ferine

Latin ferinus, from fera

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“Ferine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferine. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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