Definition of Cervus elaphus

1. Noun. Common deer of temperate Europe and Asia.

Exact synonyms: American Elk, Elk, Red Deer, Wapiti
Generic synonyms: Cervid, Deer
Group relationships: Cervus, Genus Cervus
Specialized synonyms: Hart, Stag, Hind, Brocket

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cervus Elaphus

Ceroxylon alpinum
Ceroxylon andicola
Certhia americana
Certhia familiaris
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Cervantes Saavedra
Cervus canadensis
Cervus elaphus
Cervus nipon
Cervus sika
Cervus unicolor
Ceryle alcyon
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Cesar Franck
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Cesare Borgia
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Literary usage of Cervus elaphus

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

1. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"There is never a centrale. The trapezoid and magnum unite in most of the Ruminants. Km. 1170.—Right scapula of Red Deer (cervus elaphus). a. acromion ; a/, ..."

2. An introduction to the osteology of the mammalia: Being the Substance of the by William Henry Flower (1876)
"... segments of the meso- sternum being square, flat, and rather massive (especially in FIG. 35.—Sternum and sternal ribs of the Ked Deer (cervus elaphus), ..."

3. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"... Parnell (1929-36), Darling (1937) and Whitehead (1950), red deer (Cervus elaphus) are hardy creatures reaching their prime at about 10 years of age and ..."

4. Catalogue of Ruminant Mammalia: (Pecora, Linnæus) in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1872)
"cervus elaphus. (The Stag.) BM Antlers; basal snags often in pairs: the median and upper snags on the front of the horn, the upper ones generally in pairs. ..."

5. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"cervus elaphus—Lin: (Cerf—Buff: Stag or Red Deer—Perm :) Fig.—Buff: Hist. Nat. vi. pi. 9. ... cervus elaphus. Hunterian. Mus. Lev. 1806. 938. ..."

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