Definition of hircine in English:

hircine

adjective

literary
  • Of or resembling a goat.

    • ‘Did you know ‘hircine’ means ‘of or relating to goats’ in the sense that ‘bovine’ means ‘of or relating to cows’?’
    • ‘The demon was of the fairly typical hircine variety.’
    • ‘It's that last part that obtains my hircine quadruped.’
    • ‘This experiment first preliminarily revealed the basic processes of the in vitro development of hircine non-antral follicles.’

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Latin hircinus, from hircus ‘he-goat’.

Pronunciation

hircine

/ˈhəːsʌɪn/