Cervus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cervus the type genus of the Cervidae
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cervus (Zoöl) A genus of ruminants, including the red deer and other allied species.☞ Formerly all species of deer were included in the genus Cervus.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cervus The typical genus of the family Cervidæ and subfamily Cervinæ: formerly coextensive with the family, but now restricted to such species as the stag or reddeer of Europe (C. elaphus), the wapiti or elk of America (C. canadensis), and their immediate congeners.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., a deer

Usage

In literature:

Cervus timoriensis; a deer, closely allied to the Javan and Moluccan species, if distinct.
"The Malay Archipelago" by Alfred Russell Wallace
Cervus campestris, of La Plata.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
Of the indigenous mammalia, the only one now left of any size, which is common, is the Cervus campestris.
"A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World" by Charles Darwin
Cervus elaphus (stag): 1.
"The Geological Evidence of The Antiquity of Man" by Charles Lyell
THE KIJANG OR ROE, Cervus muntjak.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
Cervus depascitur inferius (rectius cacumen) Sed circa latera putrescit.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol 2, No 6, December 1862" by Various
The American stag is the Cervus Canadensis of Erxleben.
"The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 1 of 2)" by George Warburton
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In news:

Cervus Equipment has provided the best risk-adjusted return among Canada's small market-value stocks as rising commodity prices and expanding farms drive demand for its.
Red Deer ( Cervus elaphus ) also known as Elk in North America.
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