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- adj. Of, like, or relating to, a deer of the genus Rusa.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of, like, or pertaining to, a deer of the genus Rusa, which includes the sambur deer (Rusa Aristotelis) of India.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling or related to the rusa, or having its kind of antler; belonging to the group of deer which Rusa represents. See cut under Rusa.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The arrangements of the main limbs of the horns is strictly rusine -- that is to say, the external and anterior tine is equal to or shorter than the royal tine, whereas it is the reverse in the axis (spotted deer), and therefore this genus should come between the two.
The antler then resembles the rusine type, of which our sambar stag is an example.
-- The sambar stag is a grand animal, with fine erect carriage, heavily maned neck, and with massive horns of the rusine type.
We then come to the rusine type of three points only -- brow, tres, and royal tines, and of this number are also the spotted and hog deer of India, but the arrangement of the tines is different; and following the rusine type comes the rucervine, in which the tres and royal tines break out into points -- the tres-tine usually bifurcate, and the royal with two, three or more points.
The next development of antler is the rusine type, in which the main beam divides at the top into two branches, making with the basal tine
Horns of the rusine type, but with the tres-tine longer than the royal or posterior tine; beam much bent; horns paler and smoother than in the sambar; large muffle and eye-pits; canines moderate; feet-pits in the hind-feet only; also groin-pits; tail of moderate length; skin spotted with white; said to possess a gall-bladder.
The next stage from the rusine to the cervine or elaphine type is the rucervine.
Cand incerci sa faci rime si te faci de rusine De ce tot timpul cand ma vezi te ia o criza
Ai aparut de nicaieri si, fara sa-ti fie teama sau rusine, te-am surprins atingind trupul meu gol ... mi-ai simtit indiferentza si m-ai muscat fara mila, innebunindu-ma ... ne-am zvircolit toata noaptea intr-un joc nebunesc!
Rusine is not listed in its alphabetical place, but if you look for it where it should be, you're bound to see the entry for rusine antler, at which rusine is etymologized as being from New Latin rusa + English - ine.
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