rupicaprine

adjective
ru·​pi·​cap·​rine | \ -prə̇n\

Definition of rupicaprine

: of or relating to the genus Rupicapra

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First Known Use of rupicaprine

1827, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rupicaprine

New Latin Rupicapra + English -ine

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rupicolous

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