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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the tribe of ruminants of which the goat, or genus Capra, is the type.
  • n. Any member of the Capridae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the tribe of ruminants of which the goat, or genus Capra, is the type.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the Capridæ or Caprinæ; relating to a goat; hircine.

Etymologies

Latin caper, capra (goat) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A combination of refined sensibility and urban ignorance of nature prevented them from discerning certain glaring facts that betrayed his caprid origin.

    Mr. Jack Hamlin's Mediation

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