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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The first known use of rupicaprine was in 1827

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“Rupicaprine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rupicaprine. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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