Vituline Vit"u*line (?; 277), a. [L. vitulinus, fr. vitulus a calf. See {Veal}.] Of or pertaining to a calf or veal. [1913 Webster]

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  • vituline — [vi′tyo͞o līn΄, vi′tyo͞olin΄] adj. [L vitulinus < vitulus, calf: see VEAL] of or like a calf or veal …   English World dictionary

  • vituline — /vich euh luyn , lin/, adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling a calf or veal. [1650 60; < L vitulinus, equiv. to vitul(us) calf + inus INE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • vituline — vit·u·line …   English syllables

  • vituline — /ˈvɪtʃəlaɪn/ (say vichuhluyn), / lən/ (say luhn) adjective of, relating to, or resembling a calf or veal. {Latin vitulīnus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • vituline —   a. pertaining to or like calf, or veal …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • vituline — ˈvichəˌlīn, lə̇n adjective Etymology: Latin vitulinus, from vitulus calf + inus ine more at veal : of, relating to, or like a calf or veal …   Useful english dictionary

  • vitulin — ⇒VITULIN, INE, adj. Qui évoque un veau, l aspect d une tête de veau. Canalis est un petit homme sec, de tournure aristocratique, brun, doué d une figure vituline, et d une tête un peu menue (BALZAC, Modeste Mignon, 1844, p. 58). Prononc.:[ ], fém …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Veal — (v[=e]l), n.[OE. veel, OF. veel, F. veau, L. vitellus, dim. of vitulus a calf; akin to E. wether. See {Wether}, and cf. {Vellum}, {Vituline}.] The flesh of a calf when killed and used for food. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of animal names — This list gives names of animals used depending on the context. Many species of animals, particularly those domesticated, have been given specific names for the male, the female, and the young of the species. There are a few generic terms, bull… …   Wikipedia

  • vitulino — pl.m. vitulini sing.f. vitulina pl.f. vituline …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

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