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căprīnus , a, um, adj. caper,
I.of or pertaining to goats: “grex,Varr. R. R. 2, 3, 1; 2, 10, 3; Liv. 22, 10, 3: “genus,Varr. R. R. 1, 2, 19: pecus, Col. 7, 6; 7, 7, 1: “stercus,Cato, R. R. 36; Varr. R. R. 1, 38, 2: “pellis,Cic. N. D. 1, 29, 82: “lac,Plin. 28, 9, 33, § 124; 30, 11, 30, § 99: “sanguis,id. 28, 17, 68, § 232.—Prov.: “rixari de lanā caprinā,to contend about trifles, Hor. Ep. 1, 18, 15.—
II. Subst.: -prīna , ae, f. (sc. caro), goat's flesh, Val. Imp. ap. Vop. Prob. 4.
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