Definition of Cervidae
1. Noun. Deer: reindeer; moose or elks; muntjacs; roe deer.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Ruminantia, Suborder Ruminantia
Member holonyms: Cervid, Deer, Cervus, Genus Cervus, Genus Odocoileus, Odocoileus, Alces, Genus Alces, Dama, Genus Dama, Capreolus, Genus Capreolus, Genus Rangifer, Rangifer, Genus Mazama, Mazama, Genus Muntiacus, Muntiacus, Genus Moschus, Moschus, Elaphurus, Genus Elaphurus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cervidae
Literary usage of Cervidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1908)
"Four harpoons and two small implements made of the horns of Cervidae from the Grotte de Reilhac. (§) precise position in the deposits—most of them having ..."
2. The White River Badlands by Cleophas Cisney O'Harra (1920)
"Cervidae Until 1904 nothing was known of the ancestral deer within the region of the White River badlands. In that year Mr. Matthew described a fragmentary ..."
3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1904)
"Lateral toes usually better developed than in preceding group. Horns postorbital. Cervidae. Deciduous branching antlers. ..."
4. The Collected Scientific Papers of the Late Alfred Henry Garrod by Alfred Henry Garrod, William Alexander Forbes (1881)
"Neither in any of the American Cervidae, except C. leucotis, nor in Rangifer ... and differs from the Cervidae generally. In C. leucotis they are so. ..."