(Greek > Latin: a suffix that is used to form hundreds of words that mean: similar to, resembling, like, characterized by, or of the nature of)

This element is also utilized to form abstract nouns; feminine common nouns; and it is used in chemistry to form names of alkaloids and bases or names of elements.

milvine: kites (birds)
A reference to kites (the birds).
mimine: mockingbirds
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.

moschine: musk deer
A reference to musk deer.
murine: rats, mice
1. Of or belonging to the family Muridae or the sub-family Murinae, including rats and mice.
2. Resembling or having the characteristics of a mouse.
musine: mice, rats
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.
musteline: weasels, polecats, minks, badgers
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.
mutine: mutineer
1. A turbulent or rebellious person; a mutineer.
2. Characterized by rebelliousness or lacking submissiveness to authority.
myoxine: dormice, dormouse
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.

myrmicine: stinging ants
1. Like, or pertaining to, ants.
2. Of or belonging to the sub-family Myrmicinae of stinging ants.
narine: nostrils
1. Of or belonging to the nostrils.
2. Pertaining to, or referring to, nostrils.
nectarine (s), nectarines (pl): sweet, nectar, fruit
1. Of the nature of, sweet as, nectar; similar to or like nectar.
2. The smooth-skinned variety or mutation of a peach.
3. A variety of aromatic peach of ancient origin, having a smooth skin.
4. A variety or mutation of the peach bearing smooth-skinned fruit usually with yellow flesh.

Probably inspired by German nektarpfirsich, "nectar-peach".

nemertine: flat-worms
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.
nervine: nerves, sinews
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.
nestorine: parrot
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).
neurine: nerves
Of or relating to the nerves.