Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the tribe of ruminants of which the goat, or genus Capra, is the type.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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Latin caper, capra (goat)

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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