Elaphure
Elaphure El"a*phure, n. (Zo["o]l.) A species of deer ({Elaphurus Davidianus}) found in china. It is about four feet high at the shoulder and has peculiar antlers. [1913 Webster]

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  • elaphure — el·a·phure …   English syllables

  • elaphure — noun large Chinese deer surviving only in domesticated herds • Syn: ↑pere david s deer, ↑Elaphurus davidianus • Hypernyms: ↑deer, ↑cervid • Member Holonyms: ↑Elaphurus, ↑genus Ela …   Useful english dictionary

  • Elaphurus Davidianus — Elaphure El a*phure, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A species of deer ({Elaphurus Davidianus}) found in china. It is about four feet high at the shoulder and has peculiar antlers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Elaphurus — noun a genus of Cervidae • Syn: ↑genus Elaphurus • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cervidae, ↑family Cervidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Elaphurus davidianus — noun large Chinese deer surviving only in domesticated herds • Syn: ↑pere david s deer, ↑elaphure • Hypernyms: ↑deer, ↑cervid • Member Holonyms: ↑Elaphurus, ↑genus Elaphurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Elaphurus — noun a genus of Cervidae • Syn: ↑Elaphurus • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cervidae, ↑family Cervidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pere david's deer — noun large Chinese deer surviving only in domesticated herds • Syn: ↑elaphure, ↑Elaphurus davidianus • Hypernyms: ↑deer, ↑cervid • Member Holonyms: ↑Elaphurus, ↑genus Elaphurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • elaphurine — adjective see elaphure …   Useful english dictionary

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