porcine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French porcin, from Old French [Term?], from Latin porcinus, from porcus (pig).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpoʊɹ.saɪn/
    (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈpoʊɹ.sin/
  • IPA(key): /ˈpoʊɹ.sɪn/

Adjective[edit]

porcine (comparative more porcine, superlative most porcine)

  1. Of or pertaining to the pig.
  2. (derogatory) Overweight to the extent of resembling a pig; morbidly obese.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

porcine

  1. feminine singular of porcin

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

porcine

  1. Feminine plural of adjective porcino.

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Latin[edit]

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porcīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of porcīnus