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Meaning of CERVUS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  type genus of the Cervidae
 

CERVUS is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: genus Cervus
 
 See Also: American elk, Cervidae, Cervus canadensis, Cervus elaphus, Cervus nipon, Cervus sika, Cervus unicolor, family Cervidae, Japanese deer, mammal genus, red deer, sambar, sambur, sika, wapiti

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cer"vus\, n. [L., a deer.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of ruminants, including the red deer and other allied
species.

Note: Formerly all species of deer were included in the genus
      {Cervus}.

 

 

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