Definition of Genus Cervus
1. Noun. The type genus of the Cervidae.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cervidae, Family Cervidae
Member holonyms: American Elk, Cervus Elaphus, Elk, Red Deer, Wapiti, Cervus Unicolor, Sambar, Sambur, American Elk, Cervus Elaphus Canadensis, Elk, Wapiti, Cervus Nipon, Cervus Sika, Japanese Deer, Sika
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cervus
Literary usage of Genus Cervus
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1. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"genus Cervus. Horns as above, muzzle pointed, muffle large and broad, with a hairy band above the lip; hair coarse, and usually deep brown, with a light and ..."
2. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1840)
"While Africa and Asia possess all the several genera belonging to this family, the new world possesses only one of its members, ie the genus Cervus, ..."
3. The Handy Pocket Dictionary of the English Language by Thomas Joseph Carey (1892)
"an unf- mal of the genus Cervus. ¡c.drar.J Deer'-stalk'ing, n. hunting deer hy approaching them oп foot. ..."