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cervid

[sur-vid] /ˈsɜr vɪd/
noun, Zoology
1.
any member of the deer family, Cervidae, comprising deer, caribou, elk, and moose, characterized by the bearing of antlers in the male or in both sexes.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Neo-Latin Cervidae, equivalent to Cerv(us) a genus of the family (Latin: stag, deer) + -idae -id2
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cervid

/ˈsɜːvɪd/
noun
1.
any ruminant mammal of the family Cervidae, including the deer, characterized by the presence of antlers
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Cervidae
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Cervidae, from Latin cervus deer
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cervid
  (sûr'vĭd)   
Any of various hoofed mammals of the family Cervidae, which includes the deer and elk. Male cervids typically grow antlers that are shed yearly.
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