genus Ovibos

noun
consisting of the musk-ox
Syn: ↑Ovibos
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Bovidae, ↑family Bovidae
Member Meronyms: ↑musk ox, ↑musk sheep, ↑Ovibos moschatus

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  • Ovibos — noun consisting of the musk ox • Syn: ↑genus Ovibos • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Bovidae, ↑family Bovidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ovibos moschatus — noun large shaggy coated bovid mammal of Canada and Greenland; intermediate in size and anatomy between an ox and a sheep • Syn: ↑musk ox, ↑musk sheep • Hypernyms: ↑bovid • Member Holonyms: ↑Ovibos, ↑genus Ovibos …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ovibos moschatus — Musk Musk (m[u^]sk), n. [F. musc, L. muscus, Per. musk, fr. Skr. mushka testicle, orig., a little mouse. See {Mouse}, and cd. {Abelmosk}, {Muscadel}, {Muscovy duck}, {Nutmeg}.] 1. A substance of a reddish brown color, and when fresh of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Muskox — Conservation status Least Concern (IUC …   Wikipedia

  • Goat-antelope — Taxobox name = Goat antelopes image width = 250px image caption = Barbary Sheep, Ammotragus lervia regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Bovidae subfamilia = Caprinae Gray, 1821 Pantholopinae… …   Wikipedia

  • Bovidae — noun true antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats • Syn: ↑family Bovidae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Ruminantia, ↑suborder Ruminantia • …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Bovidae — noun true antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats • Syn: ↑Bovidae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Ruminantia, ↑suborder Ruminantia • Memb …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of mammals in Greenland — This is a list of the mammal species recorded in Greenland. There are 33 mammal species in Greenland, of which 0 are critically endangered, 3 are endangered, 5 are vulnerable, and 0 are near threatened. [This list is derived from the IUCN Red… …   Wikipedia

  • musk ox — noun large shaggy coated bovid mammal of Canada and Greenland; intermediate in size and anatomy between an ox and a sheep • Syn: ↑musk sheep, ↑Ovibos moschatus • Hypernyms: ↑bovid • Member Holonyms: ↑Ovibos, ↑genus Ovibos …   Useful english dictionary

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