Vocabulary from Classical Roots - Book A - Lesson 16
|feline||A member of the family of cats, lions, tigers, and jaguars.|
|leonine||Pertaining to a lion; having characteristics of a lion, such as fierceness and majesty.|
|lionize||To regard or treat a person as a celebrity.|
|piscine||Typical of fish.|
|porcine||Pertaining to or resembling a pig.|
|serpentine|| 1. Resembling a serpent in form or movement: sinuous; winding. |
2. Having qualities of a serpent: subtle, sly, sometimes even evil.
|simian|| Pertaining to or resembling an ape or monkey.|
An ape or a monkey.
|ursine||Pertaining to or characteristic of a bear.|
|zoology||The science dealing with animals.|