(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.

An imitation butter manufactured from oleomargarine (one of the constituents of animal fat) churned up with milk.
1. Of, relating to, or characterized by intrigue.
2. Scheming or devious; highly complicated, intricate and involved.
caballine: horses
Similar to horses; of or belonging to horses; equine.
Of, relating to, or resembling a calyx (the outer protective covering of a flower, composed of a series of leaf-like, usually green sepals); like a cup.
cameline: camels
Like camels; belonging to a camel, or to the camel tribe.
cancrine: crabs
1. Having the qualities of a crab; crab-like.
2. Cancrine (or palindromic) verse: (Latin) verses which are the same when read either forwards or backwards, as “Roma tibi subito motibus ibit amor.”
canine (adjective)
Of or relating to dogs: "There is no disputing the canine loyalty of people's dogs."

"Some organizations provide canine therapy with old people and even children when they take dogs for friendly visits."

canine (s) (noun), canines (pl)
1. A dog, a coyote, or a wolf: "The police are known to call their drug-sniffing canines, or dogs, the K-9 unit."
2. One of four pointed conical teeth: "There are normally two-pointed canine teeth in the upper jaw and two in the lower jaw."
canine: dogs; teeth
1. Similar to dogs; of, belonging to, or characteristic of, a dog; having the nature or qualities of a dog; such as, of appetite, hunger, etc.: voracious, greedy, as that of a dog (according to the Oxford English Dictionary)
2. Any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles.
3. Of, relating to, or being one of the pointed conical teeth located between the incisors and the first bicuspids.
4. One of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars.
capreoline: roebucks, deer
1. Like roebucks and deer.
2. Of or belonging to the genus Capreolus of Cervidae.
caprine (adjective), more caprine, most caprine
Pertaining to, or derived from, a goat; goat-like: Mrs. Hall loved her husband's caprine beard!

On the little farm, Jack and Jill wanted to have some caprine animals so they could drink their milk!

castorine: beavers
A reference to beavers. They are members of the family Castoridae, a species of semiaquatic mammals (Rodentia) that construct elaborate dams in small streams to form deep ponds; hindlimbs are larger than forelimbs, feet are webbed; tails are broad and spatulate; and they feed on the bark of trees.
cathartine: vultures
1. Pertaining to vultures.
2. From the family Cathartidae consisting of New World vultures and condors.

This family contains seven species of large carrion-feeding birds found in North and South America naked heads, often colored; wings are broad, up to 3.5 meters span; habits are solitary or gregarious, and monogamous; they usually nest on the ground or in tree hollows.

Of or belonging to the stem.
cebine: monkeys
Of, or pertaining to, the family of monkeys of which the Cebus is the type.