Cervus

noun
the type genus of the Cervidae
Syn: ↑genus Cervus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Cervidae, ↑family Cervidae
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˈsərvəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, stag, deer — more at hart
: a genus (the type of the family Cervidae) formerly including all the deers but now limited to the larger forms (as the red deer and elk)

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  • Cervus — elaphus Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Cervus — Cer vus, n. [L., a deer.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of ruminants, including the red deer and other allied species. [1913 Webster] Note: Formerly all species of deer were included in the genus {Cervus}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cervus — (lat.), 1) Hirsch; 2) (Petref.), fossile Überreste von Hirschen, treten erst in den mittleren tertiären Schichten auf; man kennt viele Arten von ihnen, die bekanntesten sind: C. megaceros, mit schaufelförmigen, zuweilen sehr langen u. an den… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cervus — Cervus, Hirsch; cornu cervi, Hirschhorn …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cervus — (lat.), der Hirsch …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cervus — elaphus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cervus —   Cervus …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cervus — Echte Hirsche Rothirsch (Cervus elaphus) Systematik Unterklasse: Höhere Säugetiere (Eutheria) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cervus — Ver texto. Cervus es un género de animales clasificados a su vez en la familia Cervidae. Dentro de él se incluyen al menos diez especies de auténticos ciervos o venados, distribuidas por el Hemisferio Norte, especialmente en Asia, donde se… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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