noun Etymology: New Latin Bovidae, from Bov-, Bos, type genus, from Latin bov-, bos Date: 1939 any of a family (Bovidae) of ruminants that have hollow unbranched permanently attached horns present in usually both sexes and that include antelopes, oxen, sheep, and goats

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  • bovid — BOVÍD s.n. v. bovideu. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  bovíd s. n., pl. bovíde Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • bovid — [bō′vid΄] adj. [< ModL Bovidae < L bos: see BOVINE] of a large family (Bovidae) of ruminants, having a pair of hollow, unbranched horns, including oxen, sheep, goats, and antelopes n. any bovid animal …   English World dictionary

  • Bovid — Bo vid, a. [L. bos, bovis, ox, cow.] (Zo[ o]l.) Relating to that tribe of ruminant mammals of which the genus {Bos} is the type. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bovid — /boh vid/, Zool. adj. 1. of or pertaining to the Bovidae, comprising the hollow horned ruminants, as oxen, antelopes, sheep, and goats. n. 2. any bovid animal. [ < NL Bovidae, equiv. to Bov , s. of Bos a genus, including domestic cattle (L bos ox …   Universalium

  • Bovid — Taxobox name = Bovids fossil range = Early Miocene to Recent image caption = Sable Antelope regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Bovidae familia authority = Gray, 1821 subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • bovid — I noun hollow horned ruminants • Hypernyms: ↑ruminant • Hyponyms: ↑bovine, ↑Old World buffalo, ↑buffalo, ↑bison, ↑musk ox, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bovid — bo•vid [[t]ˈboʊ vɪd[/t]] adj. 1) mam of or pertaining to the Bovidae, comprising the hollow horned ruminants, as oxen, antelopes, sheep, and goats 2) zool. mam any bovid animal • Etymology: < NL Bovidae=Bov , s. of Bos a genus, including… …   From formal English to slang

  • bovid — noun An animal of the family Bovidae, for example antelopes, gazelles, goats, and sheep. See Also: Bovidae …   Wiktionary

  • bòvid — bò|vid Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • bovid — [ bəʊvɪd] noun Zoology a mammal of the cattle family (Bovidae). Origin C19: from mod. L. Bovidae, from L. bos, bov ox …   English new terms dictionary

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