Definitions

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.

Etymologies

From the Latin belluīnus, an alternative spelling of bēluīnus, whence the English beluine. (Wiktionary)

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