from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of beasts; bestial; brutal; animal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or like, a beast; brutal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Beastly; pertaining to or characteristic of beasts; brutal: as, “animal and belluine life,”
- In zoology, of or pertaining to the Belluæ.
From the Latin belluīnus, an alternative spelling of bēluīnus, whence the English beluine. (Wiktionary)
We are coming to a period when it is not merely to be a scramble of fierce and belluine passions in the strife for power and ambition.