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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of ruminants, including the red deer and other allied species.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of the family Cervidæ and subfamily Cervinæ: formerly coextensive with the family, but now restricted to such species as the stag or reddeer of Europe (C. elaphus), the wapiti or elk of America (C. canadensis), and their immediate congeners.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the type genus of the Cervidae

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