(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.

serpentine: serpent
Of or resembling a serpent, as in form or movement; sinuous, subtly sly, and tempting.
1. Pertaining to, uttered or written by, one or more of the Sibyls.
2. Oracular, occult, mysterious.
sinistrine: left
Left; to the left.
somnorine (s) (noun), somnorines (pl)
A vision, or visions, that appear during sleep while dreaming.
soricine: shrews
1. Of, belonging to, or resembling the shrews.
2. Shrewlike; of, like or pertaining to shrews.
sphingine: sphinx
Of, relating to, resembling, or characteristic of a sphinx.
spiderine: spider
Of the nature of a spider.
strigine: screech-owls
A reference to screech-owls.
stumine: swallows, starlings
A reference to swallows and starlings.
suilline: hogs
A reference to hogs.
swine: pig
Pig-like; porcine.
sylvicoline (adjective), more sylvicoline, most sylvicoline
Characteristic of those forms of life that inhabit woods or forests; such as, birds, plants, animals, etc.
tagrine: tigers
A reference to tigers.
1. Of or pertaining to, or native of Tangier, a seaport in Morocco, on the Strait of Gibraltar.
2. A small flattened deep-colored variety of orange originally from Tangier, “Citrus nobilis” variety, “Tangeriana”.