Words Showing Similarities or Equivalence to Something Else: macropine to ovine,
Part 5 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.
A reference to kangaroos.
A reference to kangaroos and wallabies.
A reference to manatees.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the sea.
2. Native to, inhabiting, or formed by the sea.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of men or boys; male.
Of or pertaining to the morning; occurring in the morning.
A reference to humpback whales.
A reference to turkeys.
A reference to badgers.
A reference to skunks.
A reference to kites (the birds).
1. A reference to mockingbirds.
2. The family of mockingbirds, Mimidae, consists of about thirty species of medium-sized passerine birds found in a variety of forest, woodland, and arid habitats of the New World from Canada to Argentina. They are solitary, arboreal to terrestrial, feeding mostly on insects and fruit; they construct cup-shaped nests of grass and twigs, on or off the ground.
A reference to musk deer.
1. Of or belonging to the family Muridae or the sub-family Murinae, including rats and mice.
2. Resembling or having the chracteristics of a mouse.
1. Having the characteristics of or a reference to mice.
2. Of or belonging to the family Muridae or the sub-family Murinae, including rats and mice.
1. A reference to weasels, polecats, and minks.
2. Of, relating to, or belonging to Mustelidae, the family of fur-bearing mammals that includes the badger, mink, otter, and the weasel.
1. A turbulent or rebellious person; a mutineer.
2. Characterized by rebelliousness or lacking submissiveness to authority.
1. A reference to a dormouse or dormice.
2. A dormouse is a small nocturnal rodent resembling a mouse with reddish-brown fur and a bushy tail. Dormice feed on nuts, berries, and seeds, and hibernate during the winter. They are members of the family Gliridae.
Of or belonging to the sub-family Myrmicinae of stinging ants.
Of or belonging to the nostrils.
Of the nature of, sweet as, nectar; similar to or like nectar.
A reference to keas (large brownish-green New Zealand parrot that usually eats insects but occasionally kills sheep by slashing them and eating their flesh) and kakas (also a brownish-green New Zealand parrot).
Of the nature of, sweet as, nectar.
A resemblance to or like Negroes.
Belonging to the class of flat-worms (chiefly marine) known as Nemertina, Nemertida, or Nemertea; usually characterized by an elongated, very contractile body, and often brilliantly colored.
1. Having the quality of acting on the nerves, so as to restore them to a normal state; relieving disorders of the nervous system.
2. A reference to the nerves or sinews.
Of or relating to the nerves.
Black or characteristics of blackness.
1. A reference to bats; of bats.
2. Belonging to the genus Noctilio.
Nymphal; having the features of a young girl, especially a beautiful one.
A reference to octopi.
Of or pertaining to walruses; characteristic of or like walruses.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the opal, a gem that is composed of a translucent mineral of hydrated silica.
Resembling an antelope of the genus Oryx, especially belonging to an African group including the addax, gemsbuck, roan, and sable antelopes; which share certain characteristics with the oryx, such as long horns, tufted tails, and large, square teeth.
1. A reference to song birds.
2. Of, relating to, or belonging to the Oscines, a large suborder of passerine birds that includes most songbirds.
A reference to oysters.
1. A reference to musk oxen.
2. Having characteristics intermediate between those of sheep and oxen; such as, a musk ox.
1. A reference to sheep.
2. Of, pertaining to, of the nature of, or characteristics of, sheep or a sheep; in Zoology, belonging to the Ovinae, a subfamily of ruminants, comprising the various kinds of sheep.
3. Sheeplike, sheepish; cowardly.