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If porcine means pertaining to pigs, bovine pertaining to cows, and caprine pertaining to goats, what is the -ine word that denotes pertaining to sheep?

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Perhaps sheepish? –  Gary's Student May 8 at 15:56
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This is pretty much General Reference. –  tchrist May 8 at 18:50
    
@T.E.D. No. It should be phrased: ... is there an -ine word meaning 'pertaining to llamas'? And since 'llama' is not from a classical root ... –  Edwin Ashworth May 8 at 21:19
    
Why on earth do at least two people want to reopen this question? There's only one credible answer, and as @tchrist points out, it's remarkably easy to Google it. –  FumbleFingers May 9 at 16:39

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Ovine means relating to or resembling sheep.

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I can but sheepishly observe that the famous boreal sheep-cattle more commonly known as musk oxen are not ovine nor bovine but believe-it-or-else ovibovine critters — whereas pronghorns are not actually antilopine but antilocaprine ones, and even the familiar prancing mountain goats are neither ovine nor caprine beasts at all but are oreamnine ones instead. –  tchrist May 8 at 18:46
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@tchrist this comment made my head hurt.. –  Cruncher May 8 at 20:01

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