Hircinous
Hircine Hir"cine, Hircinous Hir"ci*nous, a. [L. hircinus, fr. hircus hegoat: cf. F. hircin.] 1. Goatlike; of or pertaining to a goat or the goats. [1913 Webster]

2. Of a strong goatish smell. [1913 Webster]


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  • hircinous — adjective Of, or pertaining to goats; hircine …   Wiktionary

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  • hircine — 1. adjective /ˈhɜːsaɪn,ˈhɝsaɪn,ˈhɝsɪn/ a) Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of goats.<ref name= D.com /><ref name= AHD /><ref name= OED /><ref name= WEB /><ref name= WNet >“hircine” defined by <b>WordNet… …   Wiktionary

  • Hircine — Hir cine, Hircinous Hir ci*nous, a. [L. hircinus, fr. hircus hegoat: cf. F. hircin.] 1. Goatlike; of or pertaining to a goat or the goats. [1913 Webster] 2. Of a strong goatish smell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hircine —   a. pertaining to or like goats; indecent.    ♦ hircinous, a. with goat like odour …   Dictionary of difficult words

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