hippotigrine

adjective
hip·​po·​ti·​grine | \ ¦hipə¦tīgrə̇n, -ˌgrīn \

Definition of hippotigrine

: of or relating to the zebra

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History and Etymology for hippotigrine

New Latin Hippotigris, subgenus of Equus containing the zebras (from hipp- + Greek tigris tiger) + English -ine

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“Hippotigrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hippotigrine. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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