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bovid

[boh-vid] /ˈboʊ vɪd/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Bovidae, comprising the hollow-horned ruminants, as oxen, antelopes, sheep, and goats.
noun
2.
any bovid animal.
Origin
< New 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/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Bovidae, a family of ruminant artiodactyl hollow-horned mammals including sheep, goats, cattle, antelopes, and buffalo
noun
2.
any bovid animal
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Bovidae, from Latin bōs ox
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bovid
  (bō'vĭd)   
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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