Words Showing Similarities or Equivalence to Something Else: dacelonine to glassine,
Part 3 of 7.
The suffix Greek > Latin: -ine is used to form hundreds of words that mean similar to, resembling, like, characterized by, or of the nature of.
Belonging to or resembling kingfishers.
Belonging to or resembling the fallow deer.
Of or belonging to the family Nymphalidae of butterflies.
Pertaining to daysures (marsupial mice, native cats, Tasmanian devil; family of small to medium sized carnivorous marsupials found in Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea. Their habits are mainly nocturnal and terrestrial).
1. Of the nature of dolphins; of the sub-family of Cetacea, containing the dolphins and porpoises.
2. They are also known as delphine.
Belonging or allied to the genus of birds Dendrocolaptes, or South American tree-creepers.
Consisting of, or of the nature of, diamond; containing or producing diamonds.
1. Similar to opossums.
2. Of the family Didelphidae, opossums include about 70 species of mostly small arboreal or terrestrial marsupials widespread in South and Central America with single species extending to Canada with prehensile tails and habits of crepuscular to nocturnal. Being crupuscular means, active during twilight hours; of the dusk and dawn.
Belonging to the family Dididae of birds, akin to the dodo. A reference to the dodo.
Of or belonging to the family of non-venomous snakes, Dipsadinae.
1. Having the nature of a deity or being a deity.
2. Of or pertaining to God or a god.
Belonging to or resembling the stag.
1. Elephant-like, resembling an elephant in action or manner; clumsy, unwieldy.
2. Resembling an elephant in size or strength; (of a task) requiring the strength of an elephant.
Resembling the genus Elops of fishes.
Like an emerald in color; emerald-green.
1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling a horse.
2. Of or belonging to the family Equidae, which includes the horses, asses, and zebras, part 3 of 7.
An animal of the weasel tribe (Mustela Erminea), an inhabitant of northern countries, called in England a stoat, whose fur is reddish brown in summer, but in winter (in northern regions) wholly white, except the tip of the tail, which is always black.
Of, relating to, or found in an estuary.
1. Pertaining to falcons.
2. Like a falcon or hawk, belonging to the Falconidae.
1. Of or pertaining to cats or their species, cat-like in form or structure.
2. Resembling a cat in any respect, cat-like in character or quality; such as, someone who is sly, stealthy, and even treacherous.
The cat family, Felidae, contains about thirty-five species of small to large carnivorous mammals including the cheetah, cougar (puma), ocelot, lynx, bobcat, lion, tiger, leopard, and jaguar; most are terrestrial and arboreal.
1. Of persons or animals: belonging to the female sex; female.
2. Characteristic of, peculiar, or proper to women; womanlike, womanly.
1. Of or pertaining to, or of the nature of, a wild animal, or wild animals.
2. Of human beings, their actions and attributes; such as, bestial, beast-like.
Having the appearance of fibres; fibre-like.
1. Of earth; suitable for the potter.
2. That which is produced by the potter; made of earthenware.
1. Of or relating to Florence, Italy.
2. Of or relating to the style of art and architecture that flourished in Florence, Italy, during the Renaissance.
formicine and myrmicine:
Of, or of the nature of, ants.
Similar to finches.
Pertaining to dark-gray aquatic birds of the genus Fulica.
Pertaining to eider ducks.
Similar to domestic fowl, including chickens, turkeys, etc.
Pertaining to magpies and jays.
Similar to gazelles.
Of the nature of giraffes.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of glass.
2. A nearly transparent, resilient glazed paper resistant to the passage of air and grease.