Definition of Hircine

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to or suggestive of a goat (especially in strong odor).

Partainyms: Goat



Definition of Hircine

1. a. Goatlike; of or pertaining to a goat or the goats.

Definition of Hircine

1. Adjective. (not comparable) Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of goats.“hircine” defined by WordNet® 3·0, © 2006 by Princeton University ¹

2. Adjective. Possessed of an odour reminiscent of goats. ¹

3. Adjective. Libidinous; lustful; excessively and overweeningly desirous. ¹

4. Noun. (minerology) A fossil amorphous resin which, when burnt, gives off a pungent, hircinous aroma. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hircine

1. pertaining to a goat [adj] - See also: goat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hircine

hipworts
hir
hirable
hiragana
hiraganas
hirage
hirages
hiramasa
hircarra
hircarras
hirchen
hirci
hircic
hircic acid
hircin
hircine (current term)
hircinous
hircismus
hircose
hircus
hird
hirdman
hirdmen
hirds
hire
hire-purchase
hire car
hire out
hire purchase
hire purchases

Literary usage of Hircine

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1. An universal etymological English dictionaryby Nathan Bailey by Nathan Bailey (1724)
"hircine [Я/гея«, Ь.] belonging to h aviné a rough Voice. HIRCUS, the Name of a fixed Star, the fame with ..."

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