Definition of ovicaprid in English:

ovicaprid

noun

Archaeology
  • A sheep or a goat.

adjective

Archaeology
  • Of, relating to, or designating sheep or goats.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in World Archaeology. From scientific Latin Ovis, genus name of the sheep (from classical Latin ovis: see ovi-) + Capra, genus name of the goat + -id.

Pronunciation

ovicaprid

/ˌəʊvɪˈkaprɪd/