Rucervine Ru*cer"vine, a. [NL. Rucervus, the genus, fr. NL. Rusa a certain genus of deer (Malay r?sa deer) + Cervus.] (Zo["o]l.) Of, like, or pertaining to, a deer of the genus {Rucervus}, which includes the swamp deer of India. [1913 Webster]

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