bovid

bovid

[boh-vid] Zoology.
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the Bovidae, comprising the hollow-horned ruminants, as oxen, antelopes, sheep, and goats.
noun
2.
any bovid animal.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin Bovidae, equivalent to Bov-, stem of Bos a genus, including domestic cattle (Latin bōs ox, bull, akin to cow1) + -idae -id2

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bovid (ˈbəʊvɪd)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or belonging to the Bovidae, a family of ruminant artiodactyl hollow-horned mammals including sheep, goats, cattle, antelopes, and buffalo
 
n
2.  any bovid animal
 
[C19: from New Latin Bovidae, from Latin bōs ox]

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bovid   (bō'vĭd)  Pronunciation Key 
Any of various hoofed, horned ruminant mammals of the family Bovidae, which includes cattle, sheep, goats, buffaloes, bisons, antelopes, and yaks.
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