Definitions for vulpineˈvʌl paɪn, -pɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vul•pineˈvʌl paɪn, -pɪn(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a fox.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Zoology

  2. cunning or crafty.

Origin of vulpine:

1620–30; < L vulpīnus, der. of vulp(ēs) fox

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vulpine, vulpecular(adj)

    resembling or characteristic of a fox

    "vulpine cunning"


  1. vulpine(Adjective)

    Pertaining to a fox.

  2. vulpine(Adjective)

    Having the characteristics of a fox, foxlike; cunning.

  3. Origin: From vulpinus, from vulpes, earlier volpes, from wl(o)p-. Cognate with llywarn, ἀλώπηξ, աղուէս, dhelpër, vilpišỹs, lopāśa.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vulpine(adj)

    of or pertaining to the fox; resembling the fox; foxy; cunning; crafty; artful


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