ferine

adjective fe·rine \ ˈfir-ˌīn \

Definition of ferine

Examples of ferine in a Sentence

  1. the boxer's ferine ferocity in the ring is legendary

Origin and Etymology of ferine

Latin ferinus, from fera



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