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Vocabulary from Classical Roots - Book A - Lesson 16

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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.