cervid cervid n. any member of the family {Cervidae}, a type of deer distinguished from the {Bovidae} by the male's having solid deciduous antlers.

Syn: deer. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cervid — CERVÍD, cervide, s.n. (La pl.) Familie de mamifere rumegătoare ai cărei masculi au coarne osoase, ramificate; (şi la sg.) animal din această familie. – Din fr. cervidés. Trimis de valeriu, 03.03.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  cervíd s. n., pl. cervíde… …   Dicționar Român

  • cervid — [sʉr′vid΄] adj. [< ModL Cervidae, name of the family (< L cervus, stag, deer < IE * k̑erewos, horned, a horned animal < base * k̑er , HORN) + ID] of the deer family …   English World dictionary

  • cervid — /serr vid/, n. Zool. any member of the deer family, Cervidae, comprising deer, caribou, elk, and moose, characterized by the bearing of antlers in the male or in both sexes. [1885 90; < NL Cervidae, equiv. to Cerv(us) a genus of the family (L:… …   Universalium

  • cervid — noun Any animal (such as the deer) of the family Cervidae …   Wiktionary

  • cèrvid — cèr|vid Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • cervid — [ sə:vɪd] noun Zoology a mammal of the deer family (Cervidae). Origin C19: from mod. L. Cervidae, from L. cervus deer …   English new terms dictionary

  • cervid — cer·vid …   English syllables

  • cervid — noun distinguished from Bovidae by the male s having solid deciduous antlers • Syn: ↑deer • Hypernyms: ↑ruminant • Hyponyms: ↑pricket, ↑fawn, ↑red deer, ↑elk, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • CvHV — cervid herpesvirus …   Medical dictionary

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