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CAPRINE ANIMAL

 Dictionary entry overview: What does caprine animal mean? 

CAPRINE ANIMAL (noun)
  The noun CAPRINE ANIMAL has 1 sense:

1. any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns

  Familiarity information: CAPRINE ANIMAL used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CAPRINE ANIMAL (noun)


Sense 1caprine animal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

caprine animal; goat

Hypernyms ("caprine animal" is a kind of...):

bovid (hollow-horned ruminants)

Meronyms (parts of "caprine animal"):

horn (one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates)

beard (hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "caprine animal"):

kid (young goat)

billy; billy goat; he-goat (male goat)

nanny; nanny-goat; she-goat (female goat)

Capra hircus; domestic goat (any of various breeds of goat raised for milk or meat or wool)

wild goat (undomesticated goat)

Holonyms ("caprine animal" is a member of...):

Capra; genus Capra (goats)


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