Definition of Cervid

1. Noun. Distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers.

Definition of Cervid

1. Noun. (zoology) Any animal (such as the deer) of the family Cervidae. ¹

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Definition of Cervid

1. of the deer family [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cervid

cervicolumbar phenomenon
cervicothoracic ganglion
cervicothoracic transition
cervid (current term)
cervix columnae posterioris
cervix dentis
cervix dysplasia
cervix incompetence
cervix of the axon
cervix vesicae urinariae

Literary usage of Cervid

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1. Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters by Alfred Marshall Mayer (1883)
"THE NORTH AMERICAN cervid^E. GEORGE BIRD GRINNELL, PH. D. THE deer family includes the most important of our large game animals. ..."

2. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"cervid/E—THE DEER. Of the horned ruminants these are the most interesting. In all parts of the world, Old and New, save the great continental island of ..."

3. Wild Beasts and Their Ways: Reminiscences of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America by Samuel White Baker (1890)
"... CHAPTER XXIII cervid.-E (continued) NEXT to the red-deer is the fallow-deer (Cen'us dama). ... cervid ..."

4. Life After Logging: Reconciling Wildlife Conservation and Production by Erik Maijaard (2005)
"Payne et al. (1985) and Augeri (in prep.) reported altitudinal range differences within both the Table 9. Changes in cervid and ..."

5. Sketches in Natural History: History of the Mammalia by Charles Knight (1849)
"cervid.aE, OR THE DEER TRIBE. THE animals of this great group, celebrated for their beauty, vigour, and speed, are spread very extensively, each quarter of ..."

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