Definition of Cervus

1. Noun. The type genus of the Cervidae.

Definition of Cervus

1. n. A genus of ruminants, including the red deer and other allied species.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cervus

Ceroxylon alpinum
Ceroxylon andicola
Certhia americana
Certhia familiaris
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Cervantes Saavedra
Cervus (current term)
Cervus canadensis
Cervus elaphus
Cervus nipon
Cervus sika
Cervus unicolor
Ceryle alcyon
Cesar Chavez
Cesar Estrada Chavez
Cesar Franck
Cesar Ritz
Cesare Borgia

Literary usage of Cervus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"Fig. 4 corresponds almost exactly with PI. xviii. Fig 5, the third of the series of antlers selected by Prof. Blasius as typical of Cervus dama. ..."

2. Palaeontology Or A Systematic Summary of Extinct Animals and Their by Richard Owen (1861)
"It is the Cervus martialis of Gervais ; and seems to have been an ... Harlau), much resembling the Wapiti (Cervus canadensis) have been found in ..."

3. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Sir David Brewster (1830)
"In this paper, it is my intention to give a condensed view of what is actually known relative to the history of the Cervus ..."

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