vulpine

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vulpine

    Hyphenation

    vul·pine

    Pronunciation

    Etymology

    [ 'v&l-"pIn ] (adjective.) 1628. Latin vulpinus 'foxy, fox-like', from vulpēs, earlier volpēs 'fox', from Proto-Indo-European *wl(o)p- 'fox'; akin to Welsh llywarn 'fox', Ancient Greek ἀλώπηξ (alōpēks), Armenian աղուէս (aluēs), Albanian dhelpër, Lithuanian vilpišỹs 'wildcat', Sanskrit lopāśa 'jackal, fox'.

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